Solved

Hilight the field with different color

Posted on 2012-04-02
3
298 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-14
Dear Experts,

I want to implement a utility in my application, that is, the field has to be hilighted with different color, if the cursor is presented in that field,
if i click on one text field it should be in different color, if i tab out from that field it should be remain in the previous color.

i implemented the same with onblur attribute, but it is not firing my actual validators, and also we need to  add the logic to all the fields in all the pages.

So Please advise me , how I can  achieve this dynamically, i.e
need not to add the code in all the fields. and it should not effect my actual business(validators).

Kindly Help me.
0
Comment
Question by:BhanuSVS
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
mccarl earned 500 total points
ID: 37799567
Depending on the level of browser compatibilty that you are going for, I can see that you have 2 options.

CSS - Using :focus selector (not supported in older browsers)
input:focus {
    background-color: green;
}

Open in new window


or

jQuery - To apply event handlers to multiple elements easily
<script type="text/javascript" src="/scripts/jquery-1.5.1.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
$(function() {
   $(".textInputField")
      .focusin(function() {
         $(this).css("background-color", "green");
      })
      .focusout(function() {
         $(this).css("background-color", "white");
      });
});
</script>

...

<input name="field1" class="textInputField">
<input name="field2" class="textInputField">

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:BhanuSVS
ID: 37804603
But in my application, i mapped suggestionlist(LOV) to the text fields by using rich faces(rich:suggestionbox),
if i am using the above approach, the suggestion list is not working,

please help me.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:BhanuSVS
ID: 37846315
Thanks for your solution, but it has limitations which i mentioned in my next comment, it would have better if you provide solution for this.
0

Featured Post

Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When crafting your “Why Us” page, there are a plethora of pitfalls to avoid. Follow these five tips, and you’ll be well on your way to creating an effective page.
Although a lot of people devote their energy toward marketing for specific industries, there are some basic principles that can be applied to any sector imaginable. We’ll look at four steps to take and examine how those steps were put into action fo…
This tutorial demonstrates how to identify and create boundary or building outlines in Google Maps. In this example, I outline the boundaries of an enclosed skatepark within a community park.  Login to your Google Account, then  Google for "Google M…
This tutorial covers a practical example of lazy loading technique and early loading technique in a Singleton Design Pattern.

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question