in Using jQuery 7 years ago. Hi, Im building a application but i have a problem. Im using thickbox for getting a popup at my screen where the user can write info into inputfields.try this ("input[nameklantnaam]").focus() now it should work ! ("input[typetext].autoselect").focus(function() (this).select()For more details, see this Stackoverflow post: Selecting text on focus using jQuery not working in Safari and Chrome. You are at: Home » jQuery focus not working on input.Want to trigger the focus event on new loaded text input field, but it is not working. Home. Computers Internet jquery - Input (Text field) --- Focus() not working.There are many questions about focus() however I could not find any working solution for my problem. I am using Slick Grid with some columns Ive tried adding ".focus()" after ".select()" and bizarrely enough it works, but throws loads of js errors in FF and IE. Thanks.