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Safari or IOS Issue?

Posted on 2013-10-22
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Hello,

See attached html. Note this is basically a normal html form. This all works fine in IE (vers. 9 - 10) & FireFox.

Running it on an iPad in Safari DOES NOT work; specifically, it simply ignores all the input & refreshes the page.

Note that the line 328 the form action attribute is index.php. So it just goes there.

Note the Javascript function chk_vals(). Note that after checking all the values, it changes the action attribute to another page (which saves the results & does some other things).

Is there something wrong with the Javascript? Do I have to do something special to make it work right on Safair / IOS?

Thanks
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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Uhm..... Attached HTML????

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by:Richard Korts
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Sorry............

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Well that is a really broken page.  The is more than one html tag, the title tag is between the end of the head and the start of the body, and the form is definitely broken because the form tag is between rows of the table.  

The validator cannot even process through the whole thing, so I am not surprised that an OS/browser with known issues handling form events would fail.  

You are not going to get it to work in something as fussy as Safari when structurally it is not a valid page and you have a broken form.  

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by:Richard Korts
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Wow, really simple. I inherited the HTML skeleton from the customer, never occurred to me those issues. I probably screwed up & put the <form> tag in the wrong place.

Works great now on iPad.

Thanks!
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