JavaScript Function no longer working since moving to VS 2010

Greetings -

I used to use the following function to place the cursor in a specific field in ASP.Net.  since moving to VS 2010, it no longer works, producing this error:
JavaScript runtime error: Unable to get property 'focus' of undefined or null reference

What is the new syntax?

Here is my old code:

<script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript" src="MenuReturn.js"></script>
      <body onload="FormLoad()">
            <script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">
                function FormLoad()
                    document.all('txtMiscServiceDate').focus();    // set focus to specific field on Load
Eric ChristiansonProgrammer, Business OwnerAsked:
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F IgorDeveloperCommented:
Maybe a browser compatibility problem. Try to change


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If you are still getting this error, maybe the new page doesn't create the control (txtMiscServiceDate) with that ID.
Check the source code generated and look for txtMiscServiceDate control

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