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Setting Focus after the form is Submitted

m yasmin
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Joined: Nov 11, 2008
Posts: 9
Hello All,
I am trying to set the focus on an element after a form is submitted by doing the following:




I cant figure out why the focus is not getting set. However, it works if I remove the submit().

Thanks in advance.
Yasmin
Bear Bibeault
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The page goes away when the form is submitted, so there's nothing to set focus to!


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stef li
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Joined: Jan 16, 2006
Posts: 27
you can do nothing any more after you submit the form.

if the system returns the same page after you submit the form, you can set a variable in your request scope.
and check the variable, if it exists then set the focus in the onload method. or do nothing.


This guy is so lazy!!!<br />There is nothing left!
Bauke Scholtz
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Joined: Oct 08, 2006
Posts: 2458
Do it during the onload or as an inline script of the result.
 
 
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