Bug with RadEditor: RadEditor Steals Page Focus when in HTML Mode.

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  1. Eric
    Eric avatar
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    Member since:
    Aug 2012

    Posted 17 Dec 2012 Link to this post


    I have this scenario,

    I have a page with multiple text boxes and Rad Editor is at the end of the page, If I set the EditModes property of the RadEditor to HTML then when the Page is Loaded the Rad Editor steals the Page Focus and scrolls to the end of the page, I noticed that this does Not happen in Design and Preview Modes only when I select HTML Mode, why is that? Is this a Bug? If so, is there a quick workaround to this?
    Thank you.


    This was tested in Firefox, Crhome and IE and they all have the same problem.
  2. Rumen
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    Posted 19 Dec 2012 Link to this post


    Here is an example on how to set the focus on a textbox control for example placed at the beginning of the page:

    <asp:ScriptManager ID="ScriptManager1" runat="server"></asp:ScriptManager>
    <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
    <telerik:radeditor runat="server" OnClientLoad="OnClientLoad" ID="RadEditor1"></telerik:radeditor>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    function OnClientLoad(editor, args)
       }, 100);

    You can use it in your scenario.

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    the Telerik team
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  3. William
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    Jan 2013

    Posted 22 Jan 2013 Link to this post

    I am having similar issue, but regardless of which mode I am in.  I have reviewed previous work-around solutions in the forums but they all involve knowing which object needs to have focus and setting that in the OnClientLoad event handler for the RadEditor.  Our application is extremely dynamic and knowing the specific control name (client-side) to be handled in this fashion simply isn't possible, or practical.  I need to be able to set focus of an object server side and not have it hijacked (for lack of a better word) by the RadEditor.  This works fine if I set the enable property to False on RadEditor during postback, but that obviously isn't a desired goal.

    Any solution to this without a hardcoded work-around?

    Much appreciated in advance for the help.
  4. Tom
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    Sep 2016

    Posted 23 Sep 2016 Link to this post

    Has there been a solution to this problem when the fields our loaded dynamically?
  5. Rumen
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    Posted 26 Sep 2016 Link to this post


    RadEditor is focusing the content area on purpose and this cannot be prevented. 

    However, you can scroll the page at the desired location on the page using the solution provided in this StackOverflow thread: Scroll to a specific location on the page using JavaScript.

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