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Question #41

How can I set a particular form field to have the cursor when the page first loads?

The Answer

Prepared Oct. 2000 by Gerry Jacobsen, PVII

To set a particular form field to contain the cursor position when the page first opens, use the following script:

  ...all of the field code>
  // set focus to form field

Insert this INSIDE the form tag, preferably just before the ending </form> tag. MyFormName should contain the name of the input field you want to assign focus to.


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