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<a> tag onclick event not firing reliably when tapped on iPod Touch Safari

We are building a mobile website using JQTouch, and we need to trigger a Javascript function when a link is tapped, but the onclick event seems to be firing only some of the time. I think it has to do with the amount of pressure used for the tap. The link itself is being followed all the time, but the function only executes some of the time. Which isn't much good as the div the link goes to is supposed to display information output by the function.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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Ast35

8/22/2022 - Mon
OmniUnlimited

Can I see how you have your link set up?
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<a id="getresultsbutton" class="flipleft getresults" href="#results"  onclick="getInitialresults(); " >Get results</a>

It works as expected when I click it in Firefox.
OmniUnlimited

You might want to consider disabling the href with something like "javascript:void(0);" and placing a window.location = "http://yoursite.com/"; in your getInitialresults() function.
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leakim971

Try to use a DIV instead a link
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Accepting my own post as the solution so that I can close the question.