Trying to do mailto and submit a form from the same anchor tag but does not work in Chrome

Trying to do a mailto and submit a form when a user clicks an anchor tag.  It works fine in Internet Explorer and Firefox.  In Chrome the Email comes up ready to send in Outlook but the form submission does not occur.  How do I get it to work in Chrome as well?  Here is the HTML and Javascript code:


<html>
<body>
<script>
       function submitContinue() {
                    var form = document.forms['requestFilerAmendForm'];
                    form.submit();
      }





</script>

<form name="requestFilerAmendForm" method="post" action="Hello.html">

</form>
<a href="myemail@yahoo.coml" onclick='javascript:submitContinue()'>Send Email - Submit Form</a>
</body>
</html>
gdkinney_2Asked:
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Ryan ChongCommented:
try:

<html>
<body>
<script>
       function submitContinue() {
                    var form = document.forms[0];
                    form.submit();
      }


</script>

<form name="requestFilerAmendForm" method="post" action="Hello.html">

</form>
<a href="myemail@yahoo.coml" onclick="avascript:submitContinue();return false">Send Email - Submit Form</a>
</body>
</html>

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gdkinney_2Author Commented:
When I tried your solution the submit did go through but Outlook was not opened which I need to happen also,  That should happen from the href value.
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Ryan ChongCommented:
by the way, any reason you want to use Outlook to send out the email? Why you don't want to do it via server side instead? By using server side scripting, it will be "machine-dependent-free" to send out the emails.
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