[development] Form API and enter key press

Randy Fay randy at randyfay.com
Mon Mar 8 16:06:10 UTC 2010

Does this work with Chrome? It seems like I've seen Chrome refuse to use the
enter key when there is more than one submit on the page.


On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 1:55 AM, Pierre Rineau. <
pierre.rineau at makina-corpus.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 14:55 -0500, Andrew Berry wrote:
> > On 2010-03-03, at 6:01 AM, Pierre Rineau. wrote:
> >
> > > Found my own solution, a jQuery based script that searchs for a
> specific
> > > class on form input elements and trick the browser by preprending a
> > > cloned version of the default submit button on top of the form.
> >
> > When I've dealt with this in the past, I've caught the input event and
> fired the appropriate action. How does that compare to your solution?
> >
> > --Andrew
> I read some posts saying that catching the enter key can be hard to do
> with some browsers. I finally choose another solution: copying the
> default button DOM element on top of the form, but hidden in order to be
> fully transparent for the end user. It seemed to be the nicest solution
> because it does not requires your javascript to add any events on
> buttons and it let the browser do its job.
> See http://drupal.org/project/default_submit
> Regards,
> Pierre.

Randy Fay
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