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IE Form Not Submitting on Enter

Today, i observed yet another weired behavior in IE. My ASP.Net form just had a single text field and a button (<asp:Button /> control).

Form works fine in Chrome and Firefox, but in IE form is not posted back on pressing enter while the focus is inside the text box. Pressing enter simply reloads the current page while it works fine with other browsers.

This was quite a strange thing to me – while searching for the issue, i found that IE behaves this way if you have only one field in the form, what a strange bug in IE :).

Moreover, this issue only occurs if we are using ASP.Net, in simple HTML pages, it works fine.

This issue can be resolved by adding more fields to the form. If you just require a single field in the form (as i do), add a dummy field and hide it from display.

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