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Default How do you Highlight text in input control when it has the focus

Hi All,

My question is How do you Highlight text in an input control when the control has the focus?

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If memory serves me, you can do something like:

<asp:TextBox ID="textbox1" runat="server" onFocus="this.Select();" />

I have not tested this but it, at the very least, should put you on the right path.

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