window.focus() not working with firefox.works fine in IE6

Posted on 2009-07-13
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
i am trying to set focus using window.focus().but this doesnt work in Firefox.
i also tried self.focus()
and  if (self.focus)
but its of no use.everything works fine with IE6 but not FF.
Please help.
Question by:mj26
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Expert Comment

ID: 24838484
Hi mj26,

Have a look at the following:

Good Luck!


Author Comment

ID: 24838619
Hi tbsqadi,
I have already checked the link.But unfortunately, its of no use for me.
Can you please suggest some other alternative.


Expert Comment

ID: 24848595
Are you getting any errors on your error console in Firefox?

Accepted Solution

mj26 earned 0 total points
ID: 24848654
I have got the solution for my problem.
It sounds silly but it took long time for me to figure it out.

We need to do the brower settings.
In FF, just go to Tools--> Options -->Content Tab --> Advanced option infront of Enable Javascript checkbox
Check "Raise or lower windows" and thats it you are done.

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