Daily Archives: May 19, 2008

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How to change the information in browser’s status bar

I came across a question asking how to change browser’s window status information when user moves the mouse over a button on an ASP.NET web page. The solution is to use JavaScript.In the Page_Load event handler, add the following two lines of code: Button1.Attributes.Add(“OnMouseMove”, “javascript:window.status=’Message’;”) Button1.Attributes.Add(“OnMouseOut”, “javascript:window.status=’Done’;) Note, the solution only works in Internet Explorer. FireFox by default disables the ability to change the status bar, because the status bar has been abused by spammers.