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GIS stackexhange is the first website that i've come across that has come near to answering my question, but some how i can't work the answer out in my head/or the answers here have confused things more.

I'd like to put a simple identify button on a web map. In simple terms, i want a map where the identify task is disconnected onload with an equally simple toggle on/off identify button.

i understand that you need to dojo.disconnect the onclick identify function and that you then need to dojo.connect it back in the onclick of a button but i cant work out how it all comes together. I've read and re-read the arcgis js api 'working with events' page but this too has lost me.

any help would be great.

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Do you have any code so we can see what is wrong? – CaptDragon Jul 12 '11 at 18:34
code is good - please provide a link or source code. – Mapperz Jul 13 '11 at 14:06
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Your best answer would be to look to this thread, it has a working sample of where you want to be going Previous discussion on toolbar toggle.

You can see where he has a connection happening, the basic identify function, and then where you can toggle the connect/disconnect to get it working over and over.

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