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Rapid Application Development with Mozilla™ by Nigel McFarlane

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4.3. XUL Buttons

XUL provides a number of button-like tags. Two tags fit most common requirements: <button> and <toolbarbutton>. It's rare that you'll need anything more than these. Nevertheless, there are three other button tags worth examining: <autorepeatbutton>, <thumb>, and <scrollbarbutton>. These five tags are the most button-like of the XUL tags. Some of these tags are several button types in one.

Separate from these five tags are a number of other button-like tags. Grippy tags are button-like tags that are attached to other widgets. <label> has some button-like features as well. <statusbarpanel> is discussed in Chapter 8, Navigation, rather than here. Finally, a few tags are worth avoiding because of their incompleteness or their age. ...

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