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Topic: Question about On Blur-Please Help
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56116
From: Chris Swiatkiewicz
Date: 5/29/2002 05:17 PM

I am trying to add a javascript command to see if a field is blank and it is not working properly. I want to have an alert box come up if the user didn't enter anything in the current field. I want to put it in the on blur command rather than the validate because if a user doesn't make a keystroke it will not try to validate. The problem I am having is once I enter information in a field and tab to the next it still comes up with my alert box as if nothing was entered. I realized that if I then go back to that field and tab out again that it works. Why do I not capture the correct field value the first time I try to exit the field.

Here is the code that I am trying to use.

var a = event.value

if (a == 0){ app."You must fill in a client's name.") }

Please help as I am stuck trying to figure this out.

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