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The form starts with the cursor focus in the FROM ACCT NUMBER FIELD. When I tab to the next field without entering any value in this text field I want to send an alert to the user that the field is required and put the cursor back on that field. I attempted to do that using:
I do get the ALERT however when I click on the OK button on my alert dialog box the alert for the next field call TO ACCT NUMBER FIELD then gets executed because I tabbed to that field and then I get stuck in a loop literally where when I click on the second dialog box it goes back to the first dialog box for the first field.
My question is HOW can I force the cursor back to the FROM ACCT NUMBER FIELD and not execute the alert for the field that I tried to tab to. Is there a better event to use than the .blur event?
I hope this makes sense. Any help/direction would be greatly appreciated.