This is very strange

Posted on 2007-08-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
This is very strange.  I have a Windows Vista computer with IE 7.0 installed.  On this computer, I load a page which contains a form having several dropdown fields.  I can complete the form by moving from field to field and selecting my answer by typing the first letter of the response in the pulldown menu.  The pulldown displays the correct answer and after finishing the form and clicking submit, I'm puzzled to discover that only some of the answers and sent back to the server.  If I use the same computer and select my answers by using the mouse, everything works fine.  Has anyone experienced this type of problem before?
Question by:TheChos
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    Can you try with the mozilla forefox or IE 6.0 because IE 7 is not much support applications due to much security feature with the IE 7

    Author Comment

    I don't think it's related to IE7 because we have several comuters using Vista and IE7 that can successfully complete the form by just using the keyboard.
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    do you have something like auto-hot-key installed/configured?

    Author Comment

    I'm not sure.  What is it and how would I be able to tell if it's installed and configured?
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    If you are using the mouse wheel to scroll down through the page, it will affect the menu items which have the focus. This MAY be one reason why it occurs.
    Does this happen on ALL web forms? Possibilty of bad coding if it's not.

    Author Comment

    It doesn't happen all the time and the error only occurs when using the mouse to select an answer in the pulldown.

    Author Comment

    I believe operator error was to blame.  Thanks for all the sugestions.

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