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Old January 18th, 2005, 11:59 PM
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Default javascript onclick question


i want to prefill a form text input field with text that is contained on an HTML page.


<a href="javascript:onclick(TEXT)">TEXT</a>

Which, when clicked, will turn the input field to:

<input type=text value="TEXT">

and if they click on this link:
<a href="javascript:onclick(TEXT2)">TEXT2</a>

it wil change the text field to TEXT2, etc.

Please let me know if you guys have any suggestions.

Thanks a lot! MUch appreciated.

Old January 19th, 2005, 05:20 AM
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I would do it like this:
function setInputText(TargetId, Text)
  var oTarget = document.getElementById(TargetId);
  oTarget.value = Text;

<input type="text" id="txtName">
<a href="/" onclick="setInputText('txtName', this.innerText);return false;">Joe</a>


Joe (Microsoft MVP - XML)

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