Re: Basic questions about alert() and confirm()

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Subject: Re: Basic questions about alert() and confirm()
Posted by:  kailash nadh (kailash.na…@gmail.com)
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007

On Nov 28, 3:29 pm, simplicity <stella_pig.…@yahoo.ca> wrote:
> I have some basic questions about alert() and confirm():
>
> (1) Is it possible to customize the labels in the buttons, eg. put
> "Yes" instead of "OK"?
Nope, thats not possible.

> (2) Is there a control over the text in the pop-up frame? I would like
> to get rid of "Windows Internet Explorer" (IE) or "The page athttp://192.168.22.215:5555says:" (Firefox) or replace it with
> something meaningfull.
That is not again possible (security reasons). It used to be possible
with IE, not anymore.

>
> (BTW, the text in the frame in Firefox is not even true as the pop-up
> does not originate in the server but locally).
>
> I browsed through tens of sites but all I found is one-liners about
> both functions. Well... maybe that's all that it is there...

You might want to take a look at Javascript 'modal dialogs'.
http://www.webreference.com/js/column90/

--
Kailash Nadh |http://kailashnadh.name

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Basic questions about alert() and confirm() posted by simplicity on Wed, 28 Nov 2007