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Old January 11th, 2005, 09:58 AM
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Hi Vinod,

Thanks for your help so far. I already have the chat room built, and I already have the script in place that gets the data from the Textfile. I will include it here. All I need to know is how to get the textarea to scroll to the bottom every time the routine returns the contents of the textfile.

<script language="vbscript">
sub readerText()
dim filesys, readfile, contents
set filesys = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set readfile = filesys.OpenTextFile("p:\clevedon staff\training program\training pack\chattest\test.txt", 1, false)
contents = readfile.Read(1000000)
readfile.close
document.form1.readit.value = contents & chr(13)
end sub
</script>

As you can see its vbscript, but I just wondered if there was a direct method in Javascript that I could use? Does the textarea have a scroll method?

TYIA
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