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Posted on 2009-03-29
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Hi

Does anyone know if its possible to left-justfy text in a <textarea>?
and count the instances of each distinct string?

Best regards

Letchev
<textarea cols=20 rows=20> 

Law, Economics

and Management),

   Centre d'Études

d'Études en

   Macroéconomie et

  Finance Internationale

Macroéconomie et

Internationale (CEMAFI)

  (Center for

in Macroeconomics

  and International

International Finance)

Finance) Université

   de droit,

droit, d'economie

 and International

de droit

</textarea>
 

after justify

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<textarea cols=20 rows=20> 

Law, Economics

and Management),

Centre d'Études

d'Études en

Macroéconomie et

Finance Internationale

Macroéconomie et

Internationale (CEMAFI)

(Center for

in Macroeconomics

and International

International Finance)

Finance) Université

de droit,

droit, d'economie

and International

de droit

</textarea>

After to justify

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<textarea cols=20 rows=20> 

Law, Economics = 1

and Management), = 1

Centre d'Études = 1

d'Études en = 1

Macroéconomie et = 1

Finance Internationale = 1

Macroéconomie et = 1

Internationale (CEMAFI) = 1

(Center for = 1

in Macroeconomics = 1

and International = 2

International Finance) = 1

Finance) Université = 1

de droit,  = 2

droit, d'economie = 1

t

</textarea>

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below is an example how to left justify.

I'm not sure of the example on counting the distinct string though. can you elaborate?
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

<head>

<title>Third Santor</title>

<script>

function format(){

  var mem1 = document.getElementById('mem1');

  if(mem1){

    strArr = mem1.value.split('\n');

	for(var i=0; i<strArr.length; i++){

	  var str = strArr[i];

	  while(str.indexOf(' ')==0){

	    str = str.substring(1);

	  }

	  strArr[i] = str;

	}

    mem1.value = strArr.join('\n');

  }

}

</script>

</head>

<body>

<textarea id="mem1" cols="30" rows="20"> 

Law, Economics

and Management),

   Centre d'Études

d'Études en

   Macroéconomie et

  Finance Internationale

Macroéconomie et

Internationale (CEMAFI)

  (Center for

in Macroeconomics

  and International

International Finance)

Finance) Université

   de droit,

droit, d'economie

 and International

de droit

</textarea>

<input type="button" value="Click" onclick="format()" />

</body>

</html>

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by:alien109
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use regular expressions to remove the leading white space:

var mem1 = document.getElementById('mem1');

mem1.value = mem1.value.replace(/^\s+/, '');

to get the number of lines, the quickest (although not most elegant) solution is

count = mem1.value.split(/\n/).length;
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by:CWS (haripriya)
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