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Oracle Application Express 4.0 with Ext JS by Mark Lancaster

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Issue when input items are outside the form

As web developers, we are becoming more reliant on using JavaScript to manipulate the page layout to provide functionality such as tab panels, accordion regions, popup dialogs, and the like. This leads to existing elements in the DOM being relocated to new positions, and form INPUT items can end up outside the FORM element.

Irrespective of what JavaScript library you use, DOM manipulation can lead to form INPUT items appearing outside the FORM element. In fact, you don't even need to use JavaScript at all to cause the issue, as we will show in this example.

Issue when input items are outside the form

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