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Old February 19th, 2008, 04:29 AM
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Default Need help: Not able to Assign Value to a Text Area

Hi there,

I am using a simple Javascript function to assign a value to a textarea. The code is something like this:

txtareaObj.value = '123';

However the textarea does not get the value assigned to it, for most simulators, except for a few. I'm testing it with simple HTML as below:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<title>Test BlackBerry</title>
<script type="text/javascript">
function TestStampValues(){

function TestStampValue(tag, value){
var a = document.getElementById(tag);
a.value = value;
<form action="ajax.html" method="post" id="testfrm" name="testfrm">
<input type="text" id="testinp" name="testinp" />
<textarea id="testtxt" name="testtxt" cols="10" rows="5"></textarea>
<a href="#" onclick="TestStampValues();">test</a>

I'm testing with several simulators and JDE. Here's the list:

Simulator - 8100 Vodafone - ok
Simulator - 8800 Vodafone - not ok
Simulator - 8300 Vodafone - not ok
JDE 4.0.2 - <b>7290</b> - Not ok
JDE 4.1.0 - <b>7290</b> - Ok
JDE 4.2.1 - 8800 - Not ok
JDE 4.3.0 - 8120 - Not ok

Please help...

Old February 19th, 2008, 05:26 PM
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Do you have to use JS? Why not use ASP:

<textarea...><= "123" %></textarea>

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Old February 20th, 2008, 02:14 AM
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I did try before, but it is still not working.
I have logged a request to Blackberry support with request number RQST00004699918.
It should a bug and I got reply from other forum said that it will be solved in JDE 4.3.1.
Now, I am waiting reply from BlackBerry support to confirm about this.
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I already confirmed from BlackBerry support that it is a bug in JDE 4.3.0 and resolved in JDE 4.3.1 (coming release) :D

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