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    Unhappy onUnload use with form submission

    I have set up a form which reload automatically when the user hits another page. I set up an OnBlur event with a focus(); function and this works well. This is the easy bit!!

    I am also trying to make the user fill in the form, and not be able to leave until it is submitted. This is a little cruel, but the feedback is necessary(compulsory really!!). Keep in mind that there is validation scripts for text fields and radio buttons as weel coded into this document.

    I believe there is a function (similar to what is below) that can be set up which would then call as an onUnload event in the <body> tag.

    function ReOpen()
    {
    window.open("evaluationform.htm","evaluation","left=100,top=100,width=600,height=400")
    alert("Please complete the evaluation form!");
    }

    with the body tag below

    <body onUnload="ReOpen()">

    This doesnt seem to be working very well with IE 5, but NN6 seems to work this quite well. I have been having trouble incorporating this script in with the validatoin scripts as well.

    Help!

    mmasci
    Last edited by mmasci; 07-23-2002 at 02:22 AM.


 

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