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Returning Parameters from Javascript to Java

Padmalatha Kontham

Joined: Jun 21, 2007
Posts: 6

My requirement is to write a javascript for opening a confirm box on the click of a button. When the user clicks on "OK" button, the javascript should return a value "true" and when the user clicks on the "Cancel" button, "False" value should be returned.
I need to use these boolean variables outside the java script.
Is it possible for the javascript to return a value which can be used outside the script.

Please suggest me how to write the code for this.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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var result = confirm(); stores the result in a Javascript variable. You can use these within other Javascript on the same page. You can also use JavaScript to set a hidden form field with the value and pass it to Java.

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Bear Bibeault
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You'll need to explain what you mean by "outside the script". As Jeanne pointed out, you can submit it back to the server via a form submission, but to go into more detail you'll need to be more specific.

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