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jkhome
03-06-2005, 09:40 PM
I'm trying to set focus on a textarea using javascript. I take it this is possible but the caret does not appear

Could someone please confirm the syntax for this

vwphillips
03-06-2005, 10:09 PM
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">

<html>

<head>
<title></title>
</head>

<body>
<textarea id="ta" name="" rows="5" cols="30">
fred
</textarea>
<br>
<input type="button" name="" value="focus" onclick="javascript:document.getElementById('ta').focus();">
</body>

</html>



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