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Old September 7th, 2004, 02:14 PM
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Default text area box

How to save in the text area when I hit "submit" button
I am typing in things in the text area. When I hit submit button.
It goes to the data base. But the things i typed in is not saved in
the database
  <tr>
        <Center>
      <td>Notes</td>
      <td><textarea rows="8" cols="13" name="textarea1" value='<%=strNotes%>'>
       </textarea></td>
       </tr>

 
Old September 7th, 2004, 08:04 PM
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hello,

<textarea rows="3" cols="30" name="textarea1"><%=strNotes%></textarea>


You cannot assign value to textarea as with textbox.

At the server side...

var1=request("textarea1")



 
Old September 11th, 2004, 07:28 AM
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Yes, TextArea html control doesn't support VALUE attribute. You have to use text/variable between <textarea> and </textarea> tags.

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