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CDML: Error after pressing Return in a web form

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Problem: clicking on the "submit" or "find" button works, but when people press the return key the form doesn't work and an error is returned.

Answer: This issue is discussed in the FileMaker Inc TechInfo article No. 104764. To reads the complete article go to

http://www.filemaker.com/support/techinfo.html and enter the article number 104764. An excerpt from the article is posted below, but it is recommended that you check the orginal source for the latest info.


From: FileMaker TechInfo Article 104764

Visitors submitting a form via browser often hit the Return or Enter key instead of clicking on a Submit or Search button. However, the two actions do not always submit the same information.

To ensure that a form is correctly submitted when a visitor presses Enter or Return, add a hidden input type to your form, attaching the same name to it as your Submit button.

For example, the HTML for your submit button in a search page might look something like this:


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