input type="text"

Hello Everyone,
    I'm new to this HTML thing to bare with me...
    I have a textbox that I have created..
    on the left side i have an iframe
    When i type something in the textbox and press enter..
    the page in the iframe resets..

   Is there a way for that event to stop?

tony_813

thnx in advance
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RoonaanCommented:
Please post some of your html,

I think you have something like

<form target="myIframeName" .... >

  <input type="text" .... />

</form>

On pressing return/enter in the textbox, you form gets submitted. Depending on your form your whole window, or just the iframe will be refreshed.

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tony_813Author Commented:

iframe:

<iframe id="objTime" style="HEIGHT: 95%; LEFT: 17%; OVERFLOW: auto; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 5%; WIDTH: 85%" height="400" width="1000" scrolling = "Yes" src="http://www.msn.com" frameborder="1"></iframe>

form:

  <form id="form1"><table>
        <tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
        <tr><td><input type="button" id="cmdEnter" value="    Phone Book    " onclick="cmdEnter_onclick()" /></td></tr>
        <tr><td><input type="text" id="txtEntry" style="text-align:center; background-color:Olive"/></td></tr>
        <tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
        <tr><td style="FONT-SIZE: 12px">&nbsp;<input name="radSelect" style="width: 16px" type="radio" value="Schedule" onclick="cmdTimeSheet_onclick()"/>Schedule &nbsp;
                                              <input name="radSelect" style="width: 16px" type="radio" value="Links" onclick="cmdTimeSheet_onclick()"/>Work Links</td></tr></table></form>

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tony_813Author Commented:
Is there a way for it not to be sumbitted.. because i'm acually not sumbitting anything...?
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RoonaanCommented:
<form onsubmit="return false">

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CaveyCoUkCommented:
Or if it is not a form to be submitted in any way, just dont put in the <form> tags.  It is possible to have input fields which are not associated with a form, just be careful you are not refering to the items as elements in the form and are refering to them by ID in your scripts.

Hope that helps.

Otherwise, this is an odd/intriguing 'feature'.  What browser are you using? ('Cause I really dont think that is 'normal' behavior).  
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tony_813Author Commented:
That did the job Roonaan...... thnx

CaveyCoUK, I am currently using IE 6

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