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This function copiies down a textbox. It clones it however, I prefer to get a blank /or no contents of teh copied textbox..

function addTextbox(theBoxID){
 theBox = Document.GetElementById(theBoxID);
 theParent = theBox.parentNode;
 newBox = theBox.CloneNode(true);
 theParent.appendChild(newBox);
}
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function addTextbox(theBoxID){
 theBox = Document.GetElementById(theBoxID);
 theParent = theBox.parentNode;
 newBox = theBox.CloneNode(true);
newBox.value = "";
 theParent.appendChild(newBox);
}
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by:zachvaldez
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I use an asp.net control textbox with mulitiline property.
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by:zachvaldez
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the textbox is also inside a table within a tr,td
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by:leakim971
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did you tried the code?
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by:zachvaldez
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It adds the column to the right.
Is it possible that when it adds it adds a row below not across/column. thanks
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What is your initial question?
If you have additional question please open a new question.
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by:zachvaldez
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Yeah but it copies to the right.
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by:leakim971
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So create a new question, the purpose of this site is to have a database of question with then answer
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by:zachvaldez
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It will be the same question but with a different flavor.
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by:zachvaldez
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First of all it clones it but it also clones the values in the textbox.
For some reasons, this line

newBox.value = "";
  does not clear my values in the textbox copied.
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Yes so use a better question title
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Right click on your page, choose view source and post it here. You said it work in your previous post, I would like to know why it suddenly stop working
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thanks
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