Prototype - Form.Element select() Method


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This method selects the current text in a text input.

Syntax

formElement.select();

Return Value

It returns selected HTML Element.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            var elem = $('searchbox');
            Form.Element.select(elem)
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <p>Enter some value click the button to see the result.</p>
      <br />

      <form id = "example" action = "#">
         <fieldset>
            <div>
               <label for = "searchbox">Search</label>
               <input id = "searchbox" name = "searchbox" type = "text">
            </div>
            <div>
               <input value = "Result" type = "button" onclick = "showResult();">
            </div>
         </fieldset>
      </form>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output


prototype_form_management.htm

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