How to execute the command Ctrl + C in Javascript

How to execute the command Ctrl + C in Javascript for a text box
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Naitik GamitSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Look at this solution for Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v using javascript on textbox:

http://forums.asp.net/t/1816320.aspx?Ctrl+c+Ctrl+v+not+working+on+textboxes
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JRAuthor Commented:
Need to trigger the Ctrl+C command in Javascript
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Ronak PatelCommented:
Hi,

Please try below code (also attached demo HTML file):
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title></title>

<script type="text/javascript">

function copyText()
{
	var copied = txt.createTextRange();
	copied.execCommand("Copy");
}

</script>


</head>
<body>

<input type="text" id="txt" />
<input type="button" id="btn" onclick="copyText();" value="Copy Text !!" />

</body>
</html>

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Please refer this article for more details.


Hope this helps.

Regards,
Ronak

test9.html
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JRAuthor Commented:
@Ronak, Thanks.

This works only in IE. Any other way that will work in all browsers other than flash support.
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Rikin ShahMicrosoft Dynamics CRM ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

All recent updated browsers will not work for this functionality except any server side component. The support for this functionality has been disabled for mostly all browsers due to security reasons.
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Ronak PatelCommented:
Hi,

Please refer this if you can find any work around : Selection and range methods in JavaScript


Regards,
Ronak
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