onLoad setting focus to a button or a link?...
Posted on 2003-03-23
I'm helping to build a data entry intensive application. On a confirmation page the user will receive textual confirmation that the data they entered on the previous form has been submitted. Underneath that are four options to choose from to continue in the data entry process (list, new, copy, edit). When this page is loaded to have focus set on the first button or hyperlink (either way is fine) when the page loads. Sometimes when the page loads and I hit 'Tab' it will drop me on the first link, but sometimes it doesn't and it's rather inconsistent. I tried using the standard: