TJ, I found that Form.EventObserver worked when I clicked submit but not
until.. same thing with FormObserver, 1.

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 2:37 AM, T.J. Crowder <t...@crowdersoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> You want Form.Observer, not Form.EventObserver, and you need to
> provide an interval telling it how often to check the form for
> changes. It happens that your use case *is* the example used on
> Form.Observer:
> http://api.prototypejs.org/dom/form/observer/
>
> HTH,
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> Independent Software Consultant
> tj / crowder software / com
> www.crowdersoftware.com
>
>
> On Aug 23, 12:36 am, Phil Petree <phil.pet...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey All!
> >
> > I'm trying to implement a Form.EventObserver that will change a message
> > within the form.  By default the message says: "These are your current
> > settings." and when a key is pressed I want the message to get changed to
> > say "Click the Save button to save your new settings."
> >
> > I have the function that sets the form message and its working just fine
> > (gets called from other routines like during an ajax onComplete).
> >
> > My problem is that I can not get the Form.EventObserver to call my
> routine.
> >
> > I have tried putting this in the form header, in a .js file that gets
> > included specifically for this form and inline just below the form (which
> is
> > what most examples show) and nadda... zip... zilch... nothing!  No errors
> > and it absolutely doesn't get called!
> >
> > // this code was used in the header and inline, strip off the <script>
> tags
> > and the
> > // raw javascript code was tried in the included form_name.js file
> > <script type="text/javascript">
> > new Form.EventObserver($("myform"), updateFormMessage);
> > </script>
> > function updateFormMessage() {
> >   $('myform_msg').innerHTML = "Click the Save button to save your new
> > settings.";
> >   alert("Form Changed!");
> >
> > }
> >
> > Any suggestions would be appreciated!
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Pete
>
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