Re: Tricky Form

Walter Ian Kaye (
Wed, 19 Jun 1996 11:53:11 -0700

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Date: Wed, 19 Jun 1996 11:53:11 -0700
From: Walter Ian Kaye <>
Subject: Re: Tricky Form

At 9:48a +0500 06/19/96, wrote:
>> >From: (Nik Lim)
>> >How do you default the blinking cursor to a field in a form? Has anyone
>> >done this before?
>> As far as I know, there's no way.  In any case, why should you want to?
>In my case, our users are complaining that they have to set focus on input
>forms.  Once in an input field <tab> moves the cursor to the next one.
>It would be nice to specify the placement of the cursor right at the start.
>terry sullivan
>Florida Center for Library Automation

Ah, you mean tabbing doesn't activate until you click with the mouse?
Netscape 1.1 had this "problem" but 2.0 "fixed" it. Except that once you
tab into a multi-line textbox, the tab key just inserts a control
character. Oh well, I guess they have to save some things for future

    Walter Ian Kaye <>     Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
          Mountain View, CA                         ProTERM, FoxPro, HTML     Musician - Guitarist, Songwriter