troubleshooting Question

ASP.NET MVC 5- How can I post textarea value using @Html.ActionLink?

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I have the following web page:
Code editor, and a list of Java files.And this is part of the partial view code :
<ul class="nav navbar-nav">
                                <li role="presentation" class="dropdown">
                                    <a class="dropdown-toggle" data-toggle="dropdown">
                                        File <span class="caret"></span>
                                    <ul class="dropdown-menu">

                                        <li>@Html.ActionLink("New", "NewClass", "Development", null, new { @class = "modal-link" })</li>
                                        <li>@Html.ActionLink("Save","SaveClass",new { path2=Model.path})</li>
                                        <li>@Html.ActionLink("Delete", "DeleteFile")</li>

                                <li>@Html.ActionLink("Compile", "Compile", "Development")</li>
                                <li>@Html.ActionLink("Run", "Run", "Development")</li>
                    @Html.TextAreaFor(m=>m.code, new { id = "code" })

I want to pass the value of the textarea to the controller at the "Save" actionlink. I don't want to use buttons for design purposes. I also need to pass the path of the file to write the text to it (since path is always lost when navigating between controller and views). I googled for the problem but the solutions provided either didn't work or I didn't understand them. Is there an easy way to do that?

I tried this:
                                        <li>@Html.ActionLink("Save","SaveClass",new { path2=Model.path,code="xxx"},new { id="save"})</li>

       $("#save").click(function(evt) {
           var fakedUri = $("#save").attr("href");
    var uri = fakedUri.replace("xxx", $("#code").val());

but it throws: The requested content appears to be script and will not be served by the static file handler.
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