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Re: Distinguishing between submit buttons

From: lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 1995 15:12:03 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <2439.9503071512@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
To: jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org
Rupesh said

> 	Would someone know on how to distinguish between two submit buttons 
> in the same form. In my application, one of them is for "Browse", while 
> the other one is for "Submit". the CGI script has to take different 
> actions for the two. Can't put browse in a separate form as both buttons 
> need some common fields.

Use different name attributes for the two submit buttons:

<input type=submit name="browse" value="Browse...">
<input type=submit name="submit" value="Submit form">

You will get the name=value pair for a named submit button, so you can tell 
which one was pressed.

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