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I have two text boxes and a button. i want the button to be able
to be utilized by pressing the enter key. how do i do this?

<input type=button value="Login" onClick="Login()">
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Question by:Mike Miller
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by:knightEknight
ID: 9765265
Here is a working example for IE:

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<SCRIPT language="javascript">
 function Login()
 {
    alert(0);
    return false;
 }
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>

<BODY>
<FORM name="myform" action="javascript:alert('Submitted');" >

  <input type="text" name="userName" />
  <input type="text" name="password" onkeyup="if(event.keyCode==13)this.form.submit();" />
  <input type="button" value="Login" onClick="Login()" />

</FORM>
</BODY>
</HTML>
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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9765273
if the user tabs to the button, and presses enter it will "click it" and do your Login function

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by:knightEknight
ID: 9765275
oops, but my Login function is just a stub -- obviously, you should replace it with your own.  The key is in the onkeyup event handler.  I am working on a NS version too...
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by:knightEknight
ID: 9765287
This one should work in NS too:

 <input type="text" name="password" onkeyup="var event = e?e:event; if(event.keyCode==13)this.form.submit();" />
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by:knightEknight
ID: 9765359
oops, scratch that last post ... go with the first one instead.
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monvelasquez earned 200 total points
ID: 9768159
would it be ok if you do it like this...

Here is a working example for IE:

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<SCRIPT language="javascript">
 function Login()
 {
    alert('Submitted');
    return false;
 }
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>

<BODY>
<FORM name="myform" action="javascript:Login();" >

  <input type="TEXT" name="userName" />
  <input type="PASSWORD" name="password" />
  <input type="SUBMIT" value="Login" />

</FORM>
</BODY>
</HTML>
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