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One input assigned to multiple forms


Trebor Almasy
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I was reading about the HTML5 form attributes here:http://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_form_attributes.aspSpecifically the part:

Tip: To refer to more than one form, use a space-separated list of form ids.But for the life of me I can't get it to work.I know you can easily do it with Javascript (as I have it now), but if you can do it just as easily with HTML, I figure why not.Any ideas why this may not be working (I tried both Chrome and FF).

 

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I'm not sure what browser you're testing in, but Internet Explorer doesn't support the form attribute. I believe the value is case sensitive, so "Form1" would be different than "form1"

 

Well, I am testing in Firefox and it seems that assigning an input to multiple forms isn't supported. I guess there's nothing to do about it.

 

Here's Mozilla's description:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/Input

 

Form

The form element that the input element is associated with (its form owner). The value of the attribute must be an id of a <form> element in the same document. If this attribute is not specified, this <input> element must be a descendant of a <form> element. This attribute enables you to place <input> elements anywhere within a document, not just as descendants of their form elements. An input can only be associated with one form.

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