Method for grabbing text

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I immediately need a method to grab some selected text from a browser window and need it for output.

Thanks
tha_mastaAsked:
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oubelkasCommented:
Mmm, maybe this :


<html>
<head>
<script language="javascript">
<!--
function grabIt(){
  if (document.all){
    test =  document.selection.createRange();
    document.myform.mytextarea.value =test.text;
  }
  else document.myform.mytextarea.value = document.getSelection()
}
//-->
</script>
<body>
<p>I have a web page that displays some text I would like to have some javascript that can find out what the currently selected text is.  How can I do this?</p>

<form name="myform">
<textarea name="mytextarea" rows="5" cols="80" wrap></textarea>
<input type="button" value="grab text" onClick="grabIt()">
</form>
</body>
</html>

Just copy paste the code and see if you can use it. I used it before and it works for me...

Joseph
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tha_mastaAuthor Commented:
Thanks again for the quick respond. With this I can do it. Answer and I will grade you A again :)
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oubelkasCommented:
I'm as fast as lighting! Haha! ;)

Joseph
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