Form Order

I have created a page with a form that is submitted via a button click that runs a javascript function which calls the form.submit() method.

When I fill in information into a textbox on the form, I would like the form to submit when I press ENTER (like yahoo). However, the page merely refreshes itself. I tried setting the tab order of the button (which is type="button") to 1 but that does not seem to help either. Any suggestions?
edesmaraisAsked:
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proziathCommented:
Is it possible you could show us the code?

My thinking is that a normal submit for would have a button of type SUBMIT and on clicking this button it should submit with no problems. If you want to run a javascript function for whatever purpose then it iwould be activated using the onsubmit event.
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proziathCommented:
Is it possible you could show us the code?

My thinking is that a normal submit for would have a button of type SUBMIT and on clicking this button it should submit with no problems. If you want to run a javascript function for whatever purpose then it iwould be activated using the onsubmit event.
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GaryCommented:
Have you set an Action in the Form tag?

<script language=javascript>
function FormSubmit(){
document.myform.submit()
}
</script>
<form name="myform" action="nextpage.asp" method="POST">
<input type=button name=Submit onclick=FormSubmit()>
</form>
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