Forum: Ruby on Rails JS validation on a form/submit tag? Like :condition=>...

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Doug L. (Guest)
on 2006-03-24 14:14
Hallo -- is there a way anyone know of that I can add a :confirm clause
to a form submit? Something like:
<%= submit_tag 'commit', :confirm=>"are you certain?" %>
Does anyone know how to achieve this?
Jonathan V. (Guest)
on 2006-03-24 14:18
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My guess is that would need to go in the onclick handler for the form.

<form .... onclick="return confirm('Are you sure?')">

Peter E. (Guest)
on 2006-03-24 14:54
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>From the top of my head I remember this.

However, check it in different browsers first!

 <form onsubmit="return confirm('REaLlY?'">
Doug L. (Guest)
on 2006-03-24 16:31
Hi -- the way I did it was like this:
I created a helper method in 'application_helper.rb':

  def confirm_submit_tag(value="submit", msg="Are you sure?")
    "<input type=\"submit\" value=\"#{value}\" onclick=\"return
confirm('#{msg}');\" />"

& then, in the rhtml (inside the form), I can just use

  <%= confirm_submit_tag 'commit', "This will commit the changes you
made." %>

It works well in firefox & IE.
Cheers for the input!
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