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Re: [jsmn] Question for JSMN folks: Grabbing data from a form field prior to submit

From: Mark W.
Sent on: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 10:07 PM
Hey Jordan,

Maybe I am misunderstanding the problem but how is this any different then form validation?

bind to the submit button click event, stop the default, validate your fields.. proceed.

If I'm missing something please let me know,  Can you make a simple jsfiddle that demonstrates the problem?

I have found that jsfiddles make it easier for people to understand the problem.

Totally willing to help,


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 9:40 PM, Jordan Lane Peacock <[address removed]> wrote:
I haven't seen any requests for assistance on this list, but neither have I seen any specific rules barring such questions. If there are, and I missed them, I apologize and retract the question.

I've been scouring Stack Overflow and similar sites. I'm developing an appliance administrative interface, and I have a function that needs to operate on any text, if present, in a form text field.

The text is present, and I see it in the DOM, but I can't for the life of me seem to get the function to recognize it. Most of the answers I've found online fall into the categories "can't be done" or "you need to monitor every key press".

I'm using the jquery, jquery-ui and jeditable libraries, nothing else although I'm open to others if they are applicable.

Thank you

Jordan Peacock
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