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Re: How do you make menus to only do custom events?

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  • almt_2000
    ... Thanks for the pointer. Unfortunately this didn t help. But I have noticed the problem only occurs on Firefox. IE works fine as is.
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 4, 2008
      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Adam Moore <adamoore@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 08:44:11AM -0000, almt_2000 wrote:
      > > First off, I just started using YUI and am very pleased how well the
      > > toolkit is working. Thanks for making this available!
      > >
      > > I currently have a hierarchical menu with a custom event that changes
      > > the value of an input field. Something like this:
      > >
      > > function onMenuItemClick(p_sType, p_aArgs, p_oValue) {
      > > document.getElementById('myField').value = p_oValue;
      > > }
      > >
      > > var aSubmenuData = [
      > > { text: "item1", fn: onMenuItemClick, obj: "item1" },
      > > { text: "item2", fn: onMenuItemClick, obj: "item2" }
      > > ];
      > >
      > > <input id="myField" name="myField" readonly>
      > >
      > > When I click on menu "item1", it changes the myField input field to
      > > "item1". However, YUI also moves my web page to the top. This is
      > > especially annoying if my web page is exceptionally long and the input
      > > field is at the bottom.
      > >
      > > Is there a way to tell YUI to not go to the url "#"? I also tried
      > > adding 'url: ""' to each menu entry but that didn't help.
      >
      > Instead of changing the url, try using the event utility within the
      > click event handler to prevent the navigation to the url:
      >
      > function onMenuItemClick(p_sType, p_aArgs, p_oValue) {
      > document.getElementById('myField').value = p_oValue;
      > YAHOO.util.Event.preventDefault(p_aArgs[0]);
      > }
      >
      > -Adam
      >

      Thanks for the pointer. Unfortunately this didn't help. But I have
      noticed the problem only occurs on Firefox. IE works fine as is.
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