Solved

disabling the "enter" key when its pressed on a form?

Posted on 2004-10-21
5
199 Views
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
HI There,
I would like to know how I can disable the enter key when it's pressed on a web form?

Sean
0
Comment
Question by:bullrout
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Roonaan
ID: 12367510
try the one below. Will transfer a return into a tab hopefully. Haven't tested it though

<form onkeypress="if(window.event.keyCode==13) window.event.keyCode = 9;">

or

<form onkeypress="if(window.event.keyCode==13) return false;">

Regards

-r-
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
sajuks earned 500 total points
ID: 12367585
//ie plus ns soln
<html>



<body>
<form onKeyPress="if(document.all){var k=event.keyCode;}else{var k=event.which;}if(k==13){return false;}">
Enter name<input type=text > 
<input type = "submit">
</form>
</body>
</html>
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:bullrout
ID: 12367772
Hi All,

Thanks for the answers, I think I will take sajuks suggestion it works well.

Sean
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12367917
Thanks for the point and grade
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:bullrout
ID: 12367936
no problem, the code works really well and I needed it now!

I appreciate the help :)
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

When you need to keep track of a simple list of numbers or strings, the Array object is your most direct tool.  As we saw in my earlier EE Article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_3488.html), typical array handling might look like this: (CODE) B…
Nothing in an HTTP request can be trusted, including HTTP headers and form data.  A form token is a tool that can be used to guard against request forgeries (CSRF).  This article shows an improved approach to form tokens, making it more difficult to…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

943 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

5 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now