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onclick two function calls

Chris Pat
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Hello
Is it possible/what syntax to execute two javascript functions from the onklick event handler?
Bear Bibeault
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If you're doing this under script control (I prefer to keep all behavior out of the HTML markup):


This should give you enough of a clue to figure out how to declare it in HTML markup if that's what you're doing.


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Bear Bibeault
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P.S. Of coures you'll need to deal with IE's window.event nonsense if the Event instance is important to you.
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P.P.S. With the DOM Level 2 Event Model, you can assign as many listeners to a DOM element as you like, but IE doesn't support it. Always the life of the party, IE has its own proprietary API. So most people just use the DOM Level 0 Model (what's demonstrated in the previous posts).

Employing a library such as jQuery or Prototype hides all (or at least most) of the event handling browser differences from your code.
 
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