Delete With Confirmation

When an user clicks the delete button image, he/she will get a confirmation message "Do you really want to delete...

this document?". If the user click Yes, the document will be deleted; No, message box goes away without any action. Required a delete agent and a delete button image. 1) Add a field called "$$HTMLHead" in the document form. $$HTMLHead field is text, hidden, and computed for display with value equal the following: UNID:=@Text(@DocumentUniqueID ); "<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=\"JavaScript\"> "+@NewLine+ "function deleteDoc(form) { "+@NewLine+ "if (confirm(\"Do you really want to delete this document? Click \'OK\' to delete or \'Cancel\' to abort\")) "+@NewLine+ " { top.location.assign(\""+"/dir/dbname.nsf/WebDelete?OpenAgent&"+UNID+"\")" + @NewLine+ " } }" where dir is your directory after your Notes/Data directory dbnames.nsf is the database file name WebDelete is the agent performing the deletion 2) Add a field called "DeleteImage" in the document form. DeleteImage field is text, not hidden, and computed for display with value equal the following: "[<A HREF=\'javascript:deleteDoc(this.form)\'><IMG SRC=\"deleteimage.jpg\" border=0>]" where deleteimage.jpg is the location of your deletion image.

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