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Multiple Submit buttons in a single form

John Lincoln
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Joined: Feb 11, 2003
Posts: 192

I am using 2 submit buttons in a single form. It is like back and next button. Back takes you to previous page, next takes you to next page from the current page.

It is OK to have 2 submit buttons right ? Just double checking. Please let me know...

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Sure. Clicking either one will submit the containing form. Give them a value if you want to differentiate between the two on the server.

Be aware that there are also non-submit button types that can be used when form submission semantics are not required.

Is this not the type of thing that you could check for yourself in about three minutes by writing a simple test page?
[ May 20, 2007: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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