On Feb 14, 2011, at 5:24 PM, Paul M Foster wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 05:15:11PM -0500, Floyd Resler wrote:
>> On Feb 14, 2011, at 4:18 PM, Paul M Foster wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 03:35:02PM -0400, Paul Halliday wrote:
>>>> I have 2 buttons on a page:
>>>> if (isset($_POST['botton1'])) {dothing1();} if
>>>> (isset($_POST['button2'])) {dothing2();}
>>>> They both work as intended when I click on them. If however I click
>>>> within a text box and hit enter, they both fire.
>>>> Is there a way to stop this?
>>> Check your code. My experience has been that forms with multiple
>>> submits will fire the *first* submit in the form when you hit Enter
>>> in a text field or whatever. I just tested this and found it to be
>>> true.
>>> Now, I'm doing this in Firefox on Linux. I suppose there could be
>>> differences among browsers, but I suspect that the specs for HTML
>>> mandate the behavior I describe.
>>> Paul
>> If you don't mind using a little JavaScript you can test for which
>> button should fire when enter is pressed.  How I would do it is to
>> first add a hidden field and call it "buttonClicked".  Now, in the
>> text field where you would like a button to fire if enter is pressed,
>> at this to the tag: onkeyup="checkKey(this,event)".  For the
>> JavaScript portion of it, do this:
> Yeah, but you don't even have to go that far. Just put a print_r($_POST)
> at the beginning of the file, and you'll see which button gets pressed.
> It will show up in the POST array.
> Paul
> -- 

Yeah, except that the original question was about controlling which button 
fires when the enter key is pressed. :)


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