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How to click an HTML link (anchor) programmatically from JavaScript

Adapted from:
http://www.webdeveloper.com/forum/showthread.php?t=161317

function clickLink(linkid) {
  linkobj = document.getElementById(linkid);
  if (linkobj.getAttribute('onclick') == null) {
     if (linkobj.getAttribute('href')) document.location = linkobj.getAttribute('href');
  }
  else linkobj.onclick();
}

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