I am trying to make use of the admin form field with type button.

$fieldset->addField('register', 'button', array(
    'label' => Mage::helper('module')->__('Button Caption'),
    'onclick' => 'test()'

however, I expected the label to be actually rendered as the button caption (ON the button) but it is rendered as label text (IN FRONT of the button). I tried, to put title, value, html, innerHTML, looked through the button.php but I cannot figure out how to actually but the button Caption so that Magento renders it like <button>Button Caption</button> there ought to be a way, cause otherwise the button type is pretty much useless.

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It should work with value:

$fieldset->addField('register', 'button', array(
    'value' => Mage::helper('module')->__('Button Caption'),
    'onclick' => 'test()'

Just make sure that at the end of your form declaration you don't do this:


This will override the value of the button input. Use this instead.


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