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jQuery UI Cookbook by Adam Boduch

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Removing the input focus outline

Most browsers will automatically apply an input focus outline around the input element when it gains the focus from the user. The element receives focus when the user either clicks the input element, or tabs their way there. The spinner widget is essentially an input element with adornments. This includes the ability to utilize the innate jQuery state classes from the CSS theme framework. While the automatic focusing behavior of the browser may work well on input elements by themselves, these focus rings can make the spinner look a little cluttered. Let's take a look at how we can remove the automatic focus outline, while maintaining the same level of accessibility

How to do it...

We'll create just a simple input ...

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