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Function call doubt

Sen George
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Joined: Sep 21, 2005
Posts: 76
Iam exploring function calls in Javascript and here is a code sample.

The page gets loaded without errors but the function call does not work. Please help.
stef li

Joined: Jan 16, 2006
Posts: 27
just remove the "evt" in the
<input type="text" name="UserId" onfocus="displayName()">
<input type="password" name="pwd" onfocus="displayName()">

but you must remain the "evt" in the function.

This guy is so lazy!!!<br />There is nothing left!
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
It needs to be event in the event handler

when you add it to the element like this

The browser does it automatically;

If you do it with a closure, you need to specify the event

And in your function declaration function displayName( XYZ ){ you can name it abc, evt, foo, bar, etc. It does not matter. You also can use the arguments and get it that way. alert(arguments[0]);

[ October 14, 2008: Message edited by: Eric Pascarello ]
Sen George
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Joined: Sep 21, 2005
Posts: 76
Changing the line to

worked. Thanks.
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