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How we can set focus?

Muhammad usman shad
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Joined: Jan 06, 2010
Posts: 30
I have developed a program in which when i click on a button,
A new text field is created...

Suppose i clicked on the button 10 times,
10 text fields will be created...

The cursor lies on the very first textfield,
I want that cursor should be on the last field created...

How is it possible...
I think that this is the case of focus...

Please guide me!!!
Kuldip Shetty
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Joined: Jan 07, 2010
Posts: 42

document.forms[0].field.focus()

Here "field" is the name of the text field. Using this you can set focus to particular field in the form.

Kuldip
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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The method with the join-the-dots and focus() looks incorrect. You probably want to invoke this method, but I am not sure it will guarantee to take the focus.

Moving to our GUIs forum.
Rob Camick
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Joined: Jun 13, 2009
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Campbell Ritchie wrote: You probably want to invoke this method, but I am not sure it will guarantee to take the focus.


Actually, the API, "strongly encourages" you to use the requestFocusInWindow() method.
Campbell Ritchie
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Thank you. That will teach me to quote without reading it
 
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