activate() did not fix it.
On Oct 19, 11:08 pm, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> Try activate in place of focus, and see if that works for you. Just
> checking -- you do have Prototype in your page, right?
> On Oct 19, 2010, at 9:59 PM, JoJo wrote:
> > I'm creating a standard chat system. When the user hits the Enter key
> > in the textarea, I send her comment to the server. Then I clear her
> > message so she can begin typing a new one. The cursor blinker
> > disappears when I do this clear. It's better for usability if the
> > blinking remains. How do I put it back?
> > <textarea id="foo"></textarea>
> > $('foo').clear();
> > // at this point the blinking cursor is gone
> > $('foo').focus();
> > // focusing does not put the blinker back
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