Converting a CR to a TAB in a Web Page

Illustrates a technique that can be used to allow the ENTER key to navigate between fields on a web page.

Do you users complain about having to use the TAB key to move from field to field on your web page? The code below contains an illustration of a technique that will convert a Carriage Return to a TAB character. Naturally, you can change the pseudo-TAB key by modifying the ASCII value that is part of the test.  

 <SCRIPT language="javascript">
<!-- function TranslateKey(keypress) {
  if ( event.keyCode == 13) { event.keyCode = 9; }
window.document.onkeydown = TranslateKey ;

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