Delete Document Confirmation In Web Client

This code goes in the $$HTMLHead field (or the HTML Head object in R5. It combines an @formula with JavaScript in order to provide the user with a delete confirmation alert box in a web browser when the user tries to delete a document. The deletedoc() javascript function is invoked by Pass-Thru HTML in the form: "<input type="button" value="Delete Document" onClick="deletedoc()">". deleteURL := @ReplaceSubstring(@Subset(@DbName;-1);...

"\\" ; "/") + "/ByDate/" + @text(@DocumentUniqueID) + "?DeleteDocument"; "<script language = \"JavaScript\"> function deletedoc(){ if (confirm(\"Click OK if you are sure you want to delete this document.\")){ var serverhost = window.location.hostname; var newURL = \"http://\"+serverhost+\"/\"" + "+\"" + deleteURL + "\"" + "; window.location.href = newURL; } return false } "

This was first published in November 2000

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