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bug in netscape?

when I use yahoo mail, I noticed that if I use IE, after I type in pwd, I can simply hit the return to login. however, if I use netscape, after I type pwd and hit the return button,  I cannot login,  I need to click on "Sign in" to login . is this a bug in netscape? is there any workround?

Thanks in advance
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embert
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mblaseCommented:
IE lets you hit "return" to submit any form; Netscape only lets you do so if the form has exactly one textfield. "Login" and "password" count as two textfields, so hitting return doesn't work. "It's not a bug, it's a feature."
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mblaseCommented:
IE lets you hit "return" to submit any form; Netscape only lets you do so if the form has exactly one textfield. "Login" and "password" count as two textfields, so hitting return doesn't work. "It's not a bug, it's a feature."
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DreamMasterCommented:
You can work around this by pressing the <TAB> key, if the button looks selected....then press <Enter>

Max Davidse
The Kitchen Interactive
http://www.thekitchen.nl/
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calumscottCommented:
I know its not the done thing to ask questions in other peoples questions but any ideas WHY netscape doesn't let you submit a form with more than one textfield with the enter key?

Seems daft to me...
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DreamMasterCommented:
well, that's pretty easy to explain, netscape sees the next field in the form as the active field, and therefor will only do the submit when there's only one textfield and a submit button.

Max Davidse
The Kitchen Interactive
http://www.thekitchen.nl/
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calumscottCommented:
OK, I'm thick.  

That makes perfect sense, thanks
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DreamMasterCommented:
anytime colleague expert!

Max.
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calumscottCommented:
Cheeky!!!!
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DreamMasterCommented:
*wondering if embert has his answer now*
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