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View Full Version : adding strings of text to a textbox.



Michael B
07-27-2006, 12:38 PM
I have this textbox (yes I said textbox not textarea, xul is what I am useing). And I what to add a small bit of text in the middle of a lot of code. What I am useing is selectionStart to cut the value of the textbox in two the doing


textbox.value = firstBlock + newText + LastBlock

But I am finding were this is a lot of text in the textbox this can be slow. Is there a better way of doing this that dose not reguire the value of all the text to be colected and the printed back out again?

Yours respectfully
A JavaScript Newbe

Kor
07-27-2006, 12:51 PM
Anything else you might do (using string methods or RegExp), in the final you will have to give your textfield the new value, so that, no, I guess that there is no other way without printing the new value back again in the field.



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