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Copying Contents from a TextArea to Clipboard using Javascript

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Last Modified: 2012-04-20
Hello,

How can I design and make a button (using javascript) such that, when clicked would:

1. Highlight the text in a textarea box
2. Copy it to the clipboard

I searched the web but could not find an easy feasible solution.

Much thanks and appreciation for everyones help and support
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