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Posted on 2008-10-16
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i've used it before...isn't there a character entity that will position the browser to a given table row?
it might be considered a CSS attribute....
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Question by:globalterminal
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by:Rartemass
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From my understanding of your question, you want to focus the cursor onto a specific table cell or textbox when the page loads.
You do this with javascript similar to below:

onload="document.myform.textbox1.focus()"

If I have interpreted your question incorrectly then please clarify.
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by:Rartemass
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The other option I see with your question is you want to set an anchor point in the page.

See this link for coding:
http://www.hypergurl.com/anchors.html
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by:globalterminal
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i want to position the browser at a certain row in a <table>.
in this case, the user selects a row from a <table> ...goes to an update page....and when returns...the browser position(centers) on the row that was just updated.

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by:globalterminal
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i know what row to position the browser based on the completed update, so when i redirect back to
listing page...i know what row from the database i need to position.  
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by:globalterminal
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i'm positive there an attribute(it might a CSS thing) that is used on the <tr> tag that centers the browser on that table row.
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A simple way is to have an anchor point for every row in the table, then when you return you can tell it to go to the specific anchor point.
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