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PHP formMail Phone input

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I am creating a formmail page and on the input for the phone number I want the form to be slit in three sections for area code, first three digits and last four digits. The catch is, I wan the cursor to jump from the first input area to the second input area when the user is inputting the number without clicking tab. Hope that makes sense.
Oct 10 '08 #1
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This can't be done with PHP. Javascript, however, will do this beautifully.

Moving you there.
Oct 10 '08 #2

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could you possibly direct me to the java or php possibilities?
Oct 10 '08 #3

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Heya, Rico.

I'd strongly recommend against that, as this makes it harder for Users to enter data (see #9 in that list).
Oct 10 '08 #4

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I found some Javascript to complete it thanks to everyone who helped. THanks pbMods for the info. I'll try to convince my client not to use it.
Oct 10 '08 #5

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I'll try to convince my client not to use it.
I wish you luck with that. If your client is willing to listen to reason, guard him jealously; he is one of a rare breed :P
Oct 10 '08 #6

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In case someone comes across this thread and has a legitimate reason for this, use the onkeyup event to check the length of the string input is equal to the maxLength property of the text box. If it is, focus on the next text box.
Oct 11 '08 #7

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