The WebSphere Portlet Factory offers the possibility to handle the onChange-Event of a Text Input.
Basically the scenario is very easy: There is an HTML Event Handler that listens on the OnChange-Event of a Text Input region. This works fine for nearly all browser expect the Internet Explorer. The Internet Explorer has some timing problems with this. So, here is a small work around to get the same results in ALL browsers.
Just change the Event Name from OnChange to OnBlur...
This behavior of the Internet Explorer was discovered in the following version: 5, 6