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ahmedtheking

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 2:03 pm on Apr 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

Just a quickie, is it possible to write some javascript (in a simple <script> ... </script>) that changes the browser's focus to a certain id?

 

ChadSEO

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 7:42 pm on Apr 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

ahmedtheking,

Yes, you can do something like this:

<script>
document.getElementById('someID').focus();
</script>

Usually you want to do it in the body tag in the onLoad event, ala:

<body onload="document.getElementById('someID').focus();">

Chad

ahmedtheking

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 7:23 am on Apr 11, 2006 (gmt 0)

Awesome!

randompunter

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 9:20 pm on Apr 15, 2006 (gmt 0)

hi, if you open a popup through a link can you set the focus to the link rather than have the browser jump to the top of the page this happens with

<a href="" onclick="openpop(features)"></a>
or"#"
Cheers

ahmedtheking

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 11:44 am on Apr 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Yeah, I know that much, just wanted to know how to make it automatic without having to add to the <body> tag.

gph

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 2:42 pm on Apr 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

just wanted to know how to make it automatic without having to add to the <body> tag.

window.onload=function(){
...
}

or

window.onload=myFunction;

ahmedtheking

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 5276 posted 8:19 pm on Apr 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Ok, i'll try all these methods out, thank you!

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