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Java Script

How to select the text in a text input when a user clicks on it?

by jamesssss posted Aug 18 2014, 8:00

You can make a text input select the existing text when a user clicks on it with a little JavaScript.
You can use the "onFocus" event with the value "this.select();"

<input name="my-input" type="text" value="enter your value here" onFocus="this.select();" onMouseOut="javascript:return false;"/>

Try it out:


Id: 282207
Tags: text, focus, select
Posted: Aug 18 2014, 8:00
Updated: Mar 27 2015, 15:46
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