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How do I validate openWYSIWYG in Javascript
<textarea id="txtDefinition"></textarea>
    <script language="JavaScript">
  generate_wysiwyg('txtDefinition');
</script> 
 
 
 
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=javascript>
<!--
	function Add()
	{
		var textarea = frmAddGlossary.getElementById('txtDefinition').value; 
		if ((frmAddGlossary.txtTerm.value == '') || (textarea == '' ))
		{
			alert( 'You must enter both a Term and Definition.' );
			return;
		}
		frmAddGlossary.action = 'add_glossary_script.asp';
		frmAddGlossary.submit();
	}
//-->
</SCRIPT>

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Question by:janp247
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by:David H.H.Lee
ID: 24856558
Hi janp247,
what is the rendered HTML code for the editor that you're using? Possible post the HTML design/other code snippet?

Try change this line:
var textarea = frmAddGlossary.getElementById('txtDefinition').value;
To
var textarea = document.getElementById('txtDefinition').value;
               
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by:janp247
ID: 24856782
Hi x com,
Hereby the rest of the HTML code.
When I use document instead of the name of the form(frmAddGlossary), it does not see the text in the textarea.

Thanks for your assistance.
<FORM method="post" id="frmAddGlossary" name="frmAddGlossary">
   
<INPUT class="inputbox" id="txtTerm" maxLength="60" onBlur="upperCase()" value="<% If Not IsEmpty(vEdit) Then Response.Write Trim(vEdit(1,0)) %>" name="txtTerm" size="100">
  
<br>    
 
<textarea id="txtDefinition"></textarea>
<script language="JavaScript">
  generate_wysiwyg('txtDefinition');
</script> 
 
<br>
    
<INPUT class="inputsubmit" type="button" id="txtAdd" name="txtAdd" value="ADD TO GLOSSARY" alt="Add" onClick="Add()">
 
</FORM>
 
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=javascript>
<!--
	function Add()
	{
		var textarea = document.getElementById('txtDefinition').value; 
		if ((frmAddGlossary.txtTerm.value == '') || (textarea == '' ))
		{
			alert( 'You must enter both a Term and Definition.' );
			return;
		}
		frmAddGlossary.action = 'add_glossary_script.asp';
		frmAddGlossary.submit();
	}
//-->
</SCRIPT>

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David H.H.Lee earned 2000 total points
ID: 24857601
In this case, you should use its innerHTML property instead.
eg:
var textarea = document.getElementById('txtDefinition').innerHTML;
               
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by:janp247
ID: 24858124
I am not getting any errors but it still does not see the text in the textarea to validate if empty or not.

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by:David H.H.Lee
ID: 24866009
Might to post the code snippet regarding the used library?
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