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HTML DOM Input Text select() Method

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The DOM Input select() method selects all the text content of a textarea or an input element that contains the text field. 

Syntax:

element.select();

Parameters: This method does not accept any parameters. 

Example: This example selects the content of the input text field. 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Input Text select() Method
    </title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        GeeksForGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>
        DOM select() Method
    </h2>
    <input type="text"
           id="text-box"
           size="20"
           value="A computer science portal">
    <button onclick="selectText()">
        Select text
    </button>
 
    <script>
        function selectText() {
            const content =
                document.getElementById('text-box');
            content.select();
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

 

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML DOM Input Text select() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Apple Safari 1
  • Opera


Last Updated : 20 Jun, 2023
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