Moving Focus Out of Control

Hi Experts,

With the help of Expert heilo, I have the following JQuery
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        <title>TODO supply a title</title>
        <meta charset="UTF-8">
        <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
        <link rel="stylesheet" href="jquery.calendars.picker.css">
        <input type="text" id="txtBookDate" onchange="changed();">

<!--Common JS Libraries, also needed for Date Picker -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.plugin.js"></script>

<!--JS=Specific to Date Picker Control-->
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.calendars.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.calendars.picker.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
   $(function() {
        //retrieve default commands
        var todayCommand = $.extend(true, {}, $.calendarsPicker.commands);

        //override only "today.action" = function(inst){
                //show popup

                //update value of text field
                $(this).val( $.calendars.newDate() );

                // uncomment the following line if you want the popup to auto-hide

         //use the altered commands saved in "todayCommand" to override the default settings
        $("#txtBookDate").calendarsPicker({commands:todayCommand, firstDay: 1, dateFormat: 'yyyy-mm-dd'}); //Customized to start on a Monday and to match MySQL
<script type="text/javascript">
    function changed(){


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the above  JQuery is a modification to a calendar that when the user clicks "today" it places the current date in the provided textbox and closes the calendar. This works well, but if I try to go immediately to another date, I cant because the calendar does not reopen. However,  if I click anywhere else outside of the textbox, then click the textbox, this re-opens the calendar.

I am concluding therefore that after line 39, I need to move focus out of the control, either by sending a tab key (I think key #13), or something else?

Any help will be appreciated.
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APD TorontoSoftware DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Sorry hielo, but I really appreciate your help.
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