[thelist] IE Field Tip

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Wed Jul 16 12:25:48 CDT 2003


> From: Joshua Olson
> > if there's anything outside of win/ie that supports
> > it, i'd be surprised.  however, since win/ie is the
> > only browser that needs this because of its
> > implementation of autocomplete, then what's the
> > worry?  just set both the onchange and the
> > onpropertychange event handlers to call the same code
> > and you're golden (mostly).
> Really good point,
> I'd venture to guess that down the road other browers
> will start to support autocomplete as well, which would
> (mostly) invalidate your premise.

i'm sure they will start to offer some sort of autocomplete.  however, i
highly doubt that whatever proprietary method that's used will come with the
same needs that win/ie has.  so, all bets are off as to whether or not
you're code will continue to work or will need even more tweaks to keep it


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