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How to set Focus to a Control in ASP.NET using Windows Mobile

Posted on 2009-07-06
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Hello Experts,

I have an ASP.NET using VB page which i Will be viewing from a Windows Mobile internet explorer.

I want to set the focus to a control through the event of another.

This works fine from the browser of a PC but doesn't work from a Mobile browser.

Any ideas how I can make this work ???

Thanks in advance,

Pythonv.
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Mobile web applications require that you use Javascript to give a control focus using document.getElementById("").focus(). Do you have a straightforward way to do this in your enfironment?

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hello, Thanks for the response.

I have a way of editing the javascript as im using Visual Studio 05.

I found another solution however as shown here:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa479011.aspx

I changed the body tag to server side control. this enabled me to change the focus through the events, just what I needed.

Thanks.
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