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<textarea> bug????

Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">
</textarea>

as an input renders tab spaces automatically.

I took out <Div> tags, and tried nowrap, and tried
reformatting data before sending to dbase (CStr, Trim),
with no answer to alleviate this problem.

Any suggestions????
Jul 19 '05 #1
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I'm confused.... are you trying to KEEP or REMOVE the tab spaces?
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Curt Christianson (Software_AT_Darkfalz.Com)
Owner/Lead Designer, DF-Software
http://www.Darkfalz.com
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"Matt" <mb*****@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">
</textarea>

as an input renders tab spaces automatically.

I took out <Div> tags, and tried nowrap, and tried
reformatting data before sending to dbase (CStr, Trim),
with no answer to alleviate this problem.

Any suggestions????

Jul 19 '05 #2
I don't understand. Your tabs are disappearing? When? When you later
present the data in HTML? That's because a tab in a textarea is not HTML...
and HTML doesn't recognize a tab. You will need to replace for presentation
in a web page, something along the lines of:

txt = rs("txt")
response.write replace(txt, chr(9), "&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;")


"Matt" <mb*****@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:06****************************@phx.gbl...
Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">
</textarea>

as an input renders tab spaces automatically.

I took out <Div> tags, and tried nowrap, and tried
reformatting data before sending to dbase (CStr, Trim),
with no answer to alleviate this problem.

Any suggestions????

Jul 19 '05 #3
The tabs are automatically in textarea when I try to enter
data into it. Also each time I display the textarea more
tabs are automatically entered into it. The dbase shows
square blocks - 2 before and 2 after the data, whether I
have the field as text or memo.

I am trying to rid the textarea of the tabs, or whatever
the squareblocks are.
-----Original Message-----
I don't understand. Your tabs are disappearing? When? When you laterpresent the data in HTML? That's because a tab in a textarea is not HTML...and HTML doesn't recognize a tab. You will need to replace for presentationin a web page, something along the lines of:

txt = rs("txt")
response.write replace(txt, chr(9), " ")


"Matt" <mb*****@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:06****************************@phx.gbl...
Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">

Jul 19 '05 #4
Remove.

The tabs are automatically in textarea when I try to enter
data into it. Also each time I display the textarea more
tabs are automatically entered into it. The dbase shows
square blocks - 2 before and 2 after the data, whether I
have the field as text or memo.

I am trying to rid the textarea of the tabs, or whatever
the squareblocks are.
-----Original Message-----
I'm confused.... are you trying to KEEP or REMOVE the tab spaces?

--
----------------------------------------------------------
Curt Christianson (Software_AT_Darkfalz.Com)
Owner/Lead Designer, DF-Software
http://www.Darkfalz.com
---------------------------------------------------------
...Offering free scripts & code snippits for everyone...
---------------------------------------------------------

"Matt" <mb*****@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:06****************************@phx.gbl...
Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">

Jul 19 '05 #5
All fixed - thanks for help.

<textarea>
</textarea>

does not work - picking up Cr

<textarea></textarea> does

-----Original Message-----
I don't understand. Your tabs are disappearing? When? When you laterpresent the data in HTML? That's because a tab in a textarea is not HTML...and HTML doesn't recognize a tab. You will need to replace for presentationin a web page, something along the lines of:

txt = rs("txt")
response.write replace(txt, chr(9), " ")


"Matt" <mb*****@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:06****************************@phx.gbl...
Simple vbscript,html page loading into access.
Input pg posting to Confirm pg, then sending to access.

when using;

<textarea name="name" tabindex="15">

Jul 19 '05 #6

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