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JavaScript Highlight  or Select data a textbox

Posted on 2006-11-09
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Dear Experts.

I am using ASP.NET2.0, C#.
I want to make Highlight  or Select data in side a textbox through JavaScript.
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Question by:RamyBouchra
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by:Bob Learned
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Define "Highlight":  change color?  change selection?

Bob
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See the following PAQ for JavaScript to achieve this:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/JavaScript/Q_21843732.html
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by:RamyBouchra
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thank you for your reply
but i want it to be like if i pres TAB so it will be selected so i can write over it with out deleting the exsiting value.

thank you.
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by:Bob Learned
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You must have missed this:

   textbox.setSelectionRange(0, textbox.value.length);

Call it with the onFocus event.

Bob
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