View Full Version : Scrollbar takes focus. Workarounds?
Firstly, many apologies if I haven't had the chance to thank everyone for all their endless generousity around here. Things have been extremely hectic and I'm rushing as much as possible to get things done. So I really do apologize. I am very appreciative of everyones kindness, and didn't mean to burn any bridges.
01-24-2006, 09:10 PM
Thanks. Will try this out.
01-24-2006, 09:48 PM
There's no event on the scrollbar, but there is a blur event on form fields when they lose the focus.
01-25-2006, 05:02 PM
Just an FYI - I don't know what you're planning to do with this - but you absolutely must not use this to force a form element to retain focus.
Detecting that the focus leaves a field for styling or validation purposes is one thing, but you must not programmatically move the focus back to the field, because that's counter accessibility - it forces a change in the natural browsing behaviour, which can be anything from annoying to fundamentally broken, depending on the needs of the user.
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