Ahhh. So to fix this problem, don't let it happen in the first place? onFocus="blur()" ? Rob -----Original Message----- From: Chris Marsh [mailto:chris at ecleanuk.com] Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 11:38 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: RE: [thelist] Whoa. That's weird > Nope. That didn't do it. Besides, its a <textarea></textarea> > tag, neither dir, lang, etc. could be it. > > Still perplexed, I'm still looking at it and I have no specific idea yet why the text is appearing backwards, but I do have a couple of observations. 1) The reply email is editable, even though I don't have Frontpage installed or have Word set as the editor of choice for email messages. 2) If you delete the text from the text area, you cannot then type anything in it. It appears outside and to the left of the textarea. I would hazard a guess that your problems stem from the fact that your reply email needs to be uneditable. If not, your mail client will try to allow you to edit the content, not the form values. Regards Chris Marsh -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !