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loop thru 5 text fields and display all 5 values

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Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I have a table that has 5 email fields. I'm using the JS test parameter to search all form fields on the page that start with a06_emailid. I then want all 5 values to show but it seems to only display the last value.

What am I doing wrong that not all the values are displaying?
<script>
 function addMe(){
	var email1 = document.getElementById("a06_emailid1");	
	var email2 = document.getElementById("a06_emailid2");	
	var email3 = document.getElementById("a06_emailid3");		
	var email4 = document.getElementById("a06_emailid4");	
	var email5 = document.getElementById("a06_emailid5");
	var emailAll = document.getElementById("z00_emails");
	var rx = /^a06_emailid/;
			var inp = document.getElementsByTagName("input")
			for (var y=0; y < inp.length; y++) {
					if(rx.test(inp[y].name)){
						emailAll.value = inp[y].value + "\n";
					}
			}	
</script>
 
<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="1">
<tr valign="top">
<td>1.</td>
<td><input type="text" size="30" maxlength="50" name="a06_emailid1" /></td>
</tr>
<tr valign="top">
<td>2.</td>
<td><input type="text" size="30" maxlength="50" name="a06_emailid2" /></td>
</tr>
<tr valign="top">
<td>3.</td>
<td><input type="text" size="30" maxlength="50" name="a06_emailid3" /></td>
</tr>
<tr valign="top">
<td>4.</td>
<td><input type="text" size="30" maxlength="50" name="a06_emailid4" /></td>
</tr>
<tr valign="top">
<td>5.</td>
<td><input type="text" size="30" maxlength="50" name="a06_emailid5" /></td>
 </tr>
 </table>

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You may want to do:
emailAll.value += inp[y].value + "\n";
or
emailAll.value = emailAll.value + inp[y].value + "\n";

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Commented:
beautiful! Thanks!

the += worked. Just for my reference, what exactly does the += do?

Also is there a way to show the results with comma's as opposed to line breaks?
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