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    mouse select text

    Hi,
    If I select some text with mouse in a webpage, how can I know what I selected? For example, if i select this text now and I press B(old) this text is surrounded by [ B ] [ /B ]. How can I achieve this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kravvitz View Post
    bosko, the code shown in the second page you linked to doesn't work for text in a textarea.
    That code is a great example how to put selection from page into textarea dynamically. Or how to work with selections in general. I though that it could help since it helped me.

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    I'm not saying that it can't be useful at all. I'm just saying that it doesn't work in one common situation.
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    Thanks guys!

    Putting together all the informations comes out exactly what I needed.


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