How to restore focus to an input field


 Hi Experts!

 Another spacy problem :) I have an overlay form with several options, an input field and 2 submit buttons. However when user does tab navigation, after the last overlay button it jumps out from the overlay into the "underlaying" page.
I tried the code bellow but it doesn't work :( . it stil jumps outside the overlay.
My goal is that as soon as the user leaves with TAB the clearFormButton it jumps automatically in the overlay input field.

Thanks
<script>
	jQuery(function () {

		jQuery('#clearFormButton').blur(function () {
			jQuery('#codeTextInput').focus();
		});	
		
	});

</script>

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dlcnetAsked:
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StealthyDevCommented:
Yes, your code will work...

I have tested with a sample page as below:

<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery-1.4.2.min.js"></script>

<input type="text" id = "codeTextInput">
<input type="button" value="hello" id = "clearFormButton">
<input type="text" id = "codeTextInput2">

<script>
	jQuery(function () {

		jQuery('#clearFormButton').blur(function () {
			jQuery('#codeTextInput').focus();
		});	
		
	});

</script>

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Albert Van HalenAnalyst developerCommented:
Waht if you do shift-tab...
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StealthyDevCommented:
Shift-Tab is also = blur... :)
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dlcnetAuthor Commented:
Well I was right :)

I later saw that where some tabItems there. This made the jQuery code not to work anymore.

Strange :)
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Albert Van HalenAnalyst developerCommented:
Of course, only the focus is set to the previous control instead of the next... ;-)
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