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    What's the deal with disabling and enabling buttons in javascript when using Netscape? Works fine in IE.

    document.MyForm.MyButton.disabled = true;
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    Disable is not part of the [older] ECMAscript standard. It is unique to IE and unsupported by netscape. Netscape 6.PR1 does support the disable option.

    I have had the same problem, so what you can do is use a javascript URL within the onclick option of your radio button to cause an alert dialogue to pop up with whatever message you desire. This is actually kind of slick since IE will recognize the disable and not allow the user to click. Netscape will not recognize the disable but will pop up the alert dialogue preventing the user from 'using' the button.

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