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Posted on 2006-07-13
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I have a bit of JS
  theForm.body.value=theForm.body.value.split(sel).join(url+' ')

that modfiies the contents of a text area, problem is that once its done all the text in the textarea is selected. Is there a way to unselect the textarea automatically when its done?
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Question by:fox_statton
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by:third
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try to call

theForm.body.focus()

or focus to any other field on the form.
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another way is to blur from you field

theForm.body.blur()

but of course blurring will lose focus to your textarea.
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