[thelist] Link to cause POST request

Chris at globet.com Chris at globet.com
Fri Jul 29 08:32:11 CDT 2005


> Is it possible to have a form whose submit is invoked by 
> pressing on a link? I know I could <input type="image" 
> name="submit"... and convert the link into image to achieve 
> this result but was looking for a cleaner solution that does 
> not involves images or submit buttons to generate a POST 
> request. Perhaps this can be done with JavaScript?

You could use javascript, but perhaps a more elgant solution would be to
style the submit button using CSS:

<style type='text/javascript'>
	border: 0px;
	background-color: #FFFFFF;
	color: #0000FF;
	text-decoration: underline;

<input type='submit' class='link' value='Submit Form' />


Chris Marsh
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