Trying to set focus to child control inside FormView EditItemTemplate inside a TabPanel

Hey all I have a long page with a bunch of FormViews that I want to have the user click to the EditItemTemplate and have the focus go to that particular FormView in the aspx page. Or if not the focus at least to have the page scroll to where that control is so the user isn't confused

 Here is kind of what I am doing


1    <ajaxToolkit:TabPanel runat="server" ID="Panel1" HeaderText="Account Info">
2    	<ContentTemplate>
3    	<asp:FormView ID="fvMyName" runat="server" DataSourceID="sqlGetMemberName" CssClass="MyFormView">
4    		<EditItemTemplate>
5    			<asp:TextBox Text='<%# Bind("LN") %>' runat='server' ID='tbLN' /><br />
6    			<asp:Button ID="bttnUpdtMemberName" runat="server" Text="Update" CommandName="Update" ValidationGroup="EditMyName" />
7    			<asp:Button ID="bttnCnclMemberName" runat="server" Text="Cancel" CommandName="Cancel" />
8    		</EditItemTemplate>
9    		<ItemTemplate>
10   		<%# Eval("LN") %>
11   		<asp:Button ID="bttnEditMemberName" runat="server" Text="Edit Name" CommandName="Edit" />
12   		</ItemTemplate>
13   	</asp:FormView>
14   	<asp:FormView ID="fvAddress" runat="server" DataSourceID="sqlGetAddress" CssClass="MyFormView">
15   		<EditItemTemplate>
16   			<asp:TextBox Text='<%# Bind("Address1") %>' runat='server' ID='tbAddr1' /><br />
17   			<asp:Button ID="bttnUpdtAddress" runat="server" Text="Update" CommandName="Update" ValidationGroup="EditAddress" />
18   			<asp:Button ID="bttnCnclAddress" runat="server" Text="Cancel" CommandName="Cancel" />
19   		</EditItemTemplate>
20   		<ItemTemplate>
21   		<%# Eval("Address1") %>
22   		<asp:Button ID="bttnEditAddress" runat="server" Text="Edit Address" CommandName="Edit" />
23   		</ItemTemplate>
24   	</asp:FormView>
25   	<!-- MANY MORE FormViews -->
26   	</ContentTemplate>
27   </ajaxToolkit:TabPanel>


I need to set the focus when a given FormView is in EditItemTemplate. I have tried everythign I can think of... like this:

1        protected void fvAddress_PreRender(object sender, EventArgs e) //This version I was trying to target a specific control withing the FormView
2        {
3            if (this.fvAddress.CurrentMode == FormViewMode.Edit)
4            {
5                TextBox box = fvAddress.FindControl("tbAddr1") as TextBox;
6                ScriptManager.GetCurrent(this.Page).SetFocus(box);
7                //ctl00_cntMainBody_Tabs_Panel2_fvAddress_tbAddr1
8            }
9        }

 and sticking this in the OnPreRender of the FormView, but nothing happens. I have tried about 8 quadrillion variations over 3 days and I am about to eat silicone and copper for dinner :o


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