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Tab focus of textbox in ASP.NET using jQuery

, 15 Aug 2013 CPOL 8.1K 4
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Auto Tab focus to next textbox control in ASP.NET using jQuery.


When user presses the Enter key, the Tab focus of a textbox moves to the next textbox using jQuery in ASP.NET.

Using the Code

Write this code in the Head tag of a webpage:

<script src="Scripts/jquery-1.9.1.js" 
<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
$(document).ready(function () 
    $('input:text').bind('keydown', function (e) 
        if (e.keyCode == 13) 
            var nextIndex = $('input:text').index(this) + 1;
            var maxIndex = $('input:text').length;
            if (nextIndex < maxIndex)
                $('input:text:eq(' + nextIndex + ')').focus();


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About the Author

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Musakkhir Sayyed is a Software Engineer working in IT Company. He has been a programmer/Software Developer for past 2 years specializing in .NET/C# development. Currently, he is a Silverlight, WPF/Sharepoint developer specializing in BCS Services.

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