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jQuery Set Default Input Values From Labels

By Sam Deering

jQuery code snippet to loop through a set of inputs and for each of them set the value to the associated label and then hide the label from view.

$.fn.labelHide = function(){
	return this.each(function(){
		var current = $(this);
		var id = current.attr("id");
		var label = $("label[for='"+id+"']:not(.error)");
		if (id.length && label.length) {
			current.val(label.text());
			label.hide();
		}
	});
};

// Usage: $('input.label-hide').labelHide();

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