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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Extending elements—preventing multiple form submissions

Imagine a scenario where click-happy visitors may undo normalcy by double-clicking the submit button, or perhaps an otherwise normal albeit impatient user might click it a second time. Submit buttons frequently need to be disabled or removed using client-side code for just such a reason.

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Users that double-click everything

It is not entirely known where double-clicking users originated from. Some believe that single-clicking-users needed to be able to double-click to survive in the wild. They therefore began to grow gills and double-click links, buttons, and menu items. Others maintain that there was a sudden, large explosion in the vapors of nothingness that resulted in hordes of users ...

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