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can text files be loaded in to textboxes?

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how do you load a text file in to a textbox, by clicking a link or button?
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chewymon earned 30 total points
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The easiest way is to copy the text file and paste it in.
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by:martinag
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chwymon, I think _nin_ want it to be inserted automatically, without having to open it in Notepad etc.

_nin_, Is the file at the users hard disk or at the server?

Martin
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i want links that when they are clicked by someone visiting the webpage, they automatically change the text in the textbox to the text in text files that i uploaded onto the server

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would it be easier to put text in the html, instead of using individual text files?

i'll have a lot of text, so if i put it all in the html, it'll be a really big file
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by:martinag
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Is it ok if the page is reloaded?
Otherwise, as you say, the file will be really big.

Martin
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the page can be reloaded, but i would like for it to reload it as little as possible, because its on tripod and tripod has those popup windows that load every time you reload the page
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my webpage displays tablature and lyrics, how my page is now i have links to the text files, so when the links are clicked, the text files are loaded as a webpage, i want to change it so that everything is on the same page, by displaying the text files in a textbox instead of on a different page

i would use frames to do it, but when a page is loaded, tripod loads a popup window
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by:chewymon
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You should reject my answer so others can answer.  You might post this in the JavaScript section.  It is probably possible with a onClick event handler.
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by:_nin_
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sorry, i accidently accepted the answer, i'm new to this, so i don't much about it

i reposted the question
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