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Multiple selected text in textbox

asked 2012-02-11 06:33:15 +0800

sowmiyaksr gravatar image sowmiyaksr
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Hi,

Am trying to do, text highlighting..

If i enter a word in one textbox, the occurence of word in another textbox should be highlighted.
Even if there are multiple occurences.

I know this can be done with label/button and Johann's jquery-highlight plugin.

Since i need onSelection event to be captured, i can use only textbox..
Because only input elements supports onSelection .

Is there any way to do this?

Thanks,

Sowmiya.M

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answered 2012-02-11 10:37:34 +0800

siva477 gravatar image siva477
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Hi Sowmiya,

Can you give me an Example in a code level , what you really want to do....

With Regards,
Siva Kumar.M

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answered 2012-02-11 11:20:01 +0800

sowmiyaksr gravatar image sowmiyaksr
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updated 2012-02-13 11:01:29 +0800

@Siva Kumar - Thanks for your reply. This is what am trying to do.

<textbox id="textTobeHighlighted">
<attribute name="onOK">
            String toHighlight = textTobeHighlighted.getValue();
            /*code to highlight all the occurences of "toHighlight" in textbox "text"*/
</attribute>
</textbox>

<textbox id="text" multiline="true" rows="10" ></textbox>


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