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BOOK: Professional Web Parts and Custom Controls ASP.NET ISBN: 0-7645-7860-X
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Old January 29th, 2008, 06:02 PM
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this is ibrahim,n im new to this site, joined recently, guys im developing a web site in asp, n got stuck, n im pasting the code below with my problem....

This is my page containing the selected staff details for edit....
<form method="post" action="update_staff.asp">
<table bgcolor="#b0c4de" border=0 >
<thead><input type="hidden" name="name1" value="<%=nm%>"></thead>
<th colspan=2 name="name" align="middle"><%=nm%></th>
<td>Telephone #</td>
<td><input type=text name="tel" value="<%=tel%>"></td>
<td>Ext #</td>
<td><input type=text name="ext" value="<%=ext%>"></td>
<td>Res #</td>
<td><input type=text name="res" value="<%=res%>"></td>
<td>GSM #</td>
<td><input type=text name="gsm" value="<%=gsm%>"></td>
<td><input type=text name="email" value="<%=email%>"></td>
<td><input type=text name="dept" value="<%=dept%>"></td>

<br />
<input type="submit" name="action" value="Update" onclick="Call_onclick()">
<input type="submit" name="action" value="Delete">

This this is page for actual updateing the record.....


if nm1="" then
response.redirect "staff-cont-edit.asp"

on error resume next
set rs =server.createobject("adodb.recordset")

if Request.form("action")="Save" or Request.form("action")="Update" then
      sql="UPDATE staff_cont SET tel=" & Request.Form("tel") & ","
      sql=sql & "ext=" & Request.Form("ext") & ","
      sql=sql & "res=" & Request.Form("res") & ","
      sql=sql & "gsm=" & Request.Form("gsm") & ","
      sql=sql & "email='" & Request.Form("email") & "',"
      sql=sql & "dept='" & Request.Form("dept") & "' WHERE name='" & nm1 &"';"
      conn.Execute sql
   ' conn.Execute sql,Recordsaffected
      Response.write "<center>Updating..."
      Response.write "<br>"
      Response.write "<img src=""images/loading2.gif"" align=""center""></center>"
elseif Request.Form("action")="Delete" then

   sql="DELETE FROM staff_cont WHERE name='" & nm1 &"'"
   conn.Execute sql
   conn.Execute sql,Recordsaffected
if err > 0 then
   Response.Write("You do not have permission to delete a record from this database!")
   Response.Write("Record " & nm1 & " was deleted.")
end if
Response.Write("Deleting records has been disabled from this demo")
end if

set conn=nothing



Now the problem is i want to have a confirmation messagebox so before posting the record i want the user choose yes/no for additing the if it is yes then only it should update the record, n if is no then i should cancel the action.... plz help me out dear....

with millions of thanks in advance

with regards
sm ibrahim

With Regards
sm ibrahim
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first keep button as simple button and not submit
when ever user clicks that button then just call one javascript function as following
function btnupdate_click()
    if (confirm('are you sure you want to update'))


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