[thelist] Looking for Mr. JavaScript

Stephen Caudill SCaudill at municode.com
Thu Feb 12 09:28:51 CST 2004

--------------- Sam Carter wrote: --------------- 
: I need a JavaScript that will emulate the function of the
: browser's back button on
: <img src="backbutton.gif" onclick="myscript">
: with this caveat:
: If JavaScript is disabled, I need to *NOT* render the <img>,
: instead - render text that reads "Use your browser's back button
: to return". 
: <noscript> should take care of the latter, but I'm not sure how I
: can omit rendering of the <img onclick="myscript"> if JS is
: disabled?  After all, JS will be disabled, so it isn't a tool
: that can omit rendering. 
: Any ideas? CSS display:none when JavaScript is disabled?  Any way
: to do that?
: Sam

Just write out the image tag with javascript... no javascript, no 

<script type="text/javascript">
document.writeln('<img src="mypic.gif" onclick="history.back(1)" style="cursor:hand;" />');
<p>"Use your browser's back button to return"</p>


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