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sean.ferguson

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i am in the process of re-designing my website, one of the functions is a form the searches google, i have it working but there is one bug that i can't get fixed.

this is the code i have for the form
Code:
    <form id="search" action="http://www.google.com/search" method="get"> 
      <input name="q" type="text" size="10"> 
      <a href="">search</a> 
    </form>

now, if you type something into the text box and press enter, it searches google fine with no problems whatso ever, but the..
Code:
<a href="">Search</a>
i dont know what i am supposed to have in the link?

any help will be greatly apprieciated :)
 

SPeedY_B

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Code:
<input type="submit" value="Search" />
You can change the button to an image too (Wouldn't recommend that, tis just annoying :p) I'm pretty sure to submit a form with a text link would require some form of JavaScript.
 

SPeedY_B

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Apparently this works
Code:
<a href="javascript:this.form.submit()">submit this form</a>
 

Khayman

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the first bit of code SPeedY_B said works fine when i try it
Code:
<input type="submit" value="Search" >
 

sean.ferguson

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do'h my bad, im sorry speedy it does work, thanks Khayman for drawing my attention to it again :D i missed />
 

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