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How to write  option chosen in "select" to "textarea" element

Posted on 2006-04-23
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Hi

I have a form with a select element. When the user makes a selection, I need to write the selection to a textarea element. Every time the user makes a new selection in the select, I need to write it on a new line in the textarea. How would I do this. I am new to Javascript.

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tr5
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nabsol earned 2000 total points
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Hi

Hope this is what you want.

<html
     <head>
         
<script language="JavaScript">
 function writetotextarea(sbox, tarea)
  {
    if(sbox.value != -1){
     tarea.value += sbox.options[sbox.selectedIndex].text + "\n"
    }
  }

</script>
</head>
<body>
<select id="myselect" onchange="writetotextarea(this, mytextarea)">
<option value=-1>select Option</option>
<option value=1>Option1</option>
<option value=2>Option2</option>
<option value=3>Option3</option>
<option value=4>Option4</option>
<option value=5>Option5</option>
<option value=6>Option6</option>
</select>

<br><br>
<textarea id="mytextarea" rows="6"></textarea>
</body>    

</html>
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by:tr5
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Yes it is. Thank you.
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