HTML DOM Textarea select() Method

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The HTML DOM Textarea select() Method selects the content of a text area in an HTML document.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

object.select()

Let us see an example of HTML DOM Textarea select() Method −

Example

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<style>
   body {
      color: #000;
      height: 100vh;
   }
   .btn {
      background: #db133a;
      border: none;
      height: 2rem;
      border-radius: 2px;
      width: 40%;
      display: block;
      color: #fff;
      outline: none;
      cursor: pointer;
   }
</style>
<body>
<h1>DOM Textarea select() Method Demo</h1>
<textarea rows='5' cols="30">Hi! I'm a text area element with some dummy text.</textarea>
<button onclick="set()" class="btn">Select textarea content</button>
<script>
   function set() {
      document.querySelector("textarea").select();
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

Click on “Select textarea content” button to select the content of the textarea element.

raja
Published on 20-Sep-2019 11:42:36
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