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    How to check if a button element was clicked?

    I know about document.getElementById('element').onclick but I was wondering about it because of the event listeners (addEventListener()). Wouldn't onclick be the old handler? Is there any way to check if a button was clicked? It would be helpful given I "need" it for a conditional.
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    Quote Originally Posted by elitis View Post
    Is there any way to check if a button was clicked?

    Code:
    <script type="text/javascript">
    var buttn;
    function whichBtn(frm) {
    alert (buttn);
    return false;
    }
    </script>
    
    <form id = "myform" >
    <input type="button" value = "Administrator" name = "Administrator" onclick="buttn=this.name; return whichBtn(this)">&nbsp;&nbsp;
    <input type="button" value = "Normal User" name = "Normal User" onclick="buttn=this.name; return whichBtn(this)">
    </form>
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    Last edited by Philip M; 01-19-2013 at 08:05 AM.

    All the code given in this post has been tested and is intended to address the question asked.
    Unless stated otherwise it is not just a demonstration.


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