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Multiple onclick in a Button

Alec Lee
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Joined: Jan 28, 2004
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I am using IE6 and defined this function as the onclick handler of a button:

The problem is, if I comment out the .disabled= lines, and if I click multiple times quickly, there will be some clicks missed and not invoking my handler. Is disabling the button a proper solution to this problem? Is there a better way to avoid missed clicks if the user clicks a button several times rapidly?
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Some of the rapid clicks may be being interpreted as double-clicks. If the user is going to do stupid things, sometimes there's not much you casn do for them.

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