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Trying to set initial focus() to a field so users can just start typing in a form --

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I have a Web form built in Gravity Forms that is working quite well, But the users would like me to force Focus into the first field on the form when the form opens.  I thought I could do this with a javascript function but it does not seem to work .. I know I am missing something just not sure what -  Hopefully someone will see the error of my ways (code) and can point me in the right direction.. The function on keypress works the function to set the focus initially does not.  Looking at the .ready documentation, but not sure that is the way I need to go.

<script type="text/javascript">
        $("form").keypress(function(e) {
            //Enter key
            if (e.which == 13) {
                return false;

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