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Re: Buttons vs Submit WAS: Drop down list, css, and xhtml


From: ben morrison
Date: Apr 21, 2006 7:00AM

On 4/21/06, Patrick Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > ben morrison
> > Are there any downsides to using buttons - for some reason I have
> > avoided them and have always used type="submit"
> If I remember correctly, Netscape Nav 4.7 and before didn't understand
> the button element.
> Not sure about Safari, but any other modern browsers should be able to
> deal with it correctly nowadays.
> One thing I did find, though, is that it looks odd in Lynx. If, for instance,
> you have a button of type="submit" containing a few paragraphs of text, Lynx
> will first display "(Submit)", followed by the actual text of the button...

Thanks for this.

Did u test a button with paragraphs of text as its content? i take it
Lynx places the (submit) before any information included in the