Is this not what you are talking about?
<form id="orders" method="post" action="done.htm">
<a href="#" class="newgroup">Home Page</a>
By using the second suggestion of yours I got the current date and the focus to appear. I'll be back later to put what little I have online where we can both see my mess. I don't understand why using the different syntax worked.
still, but I DO NOT GIVE UP!