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HTML DOM Textarea select() Method

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The select() method in HTML DOM is used to select the entire content of the text area or in a <input> element that includes a text field. 


Parameters: This method does not accept any parameters. 

Return Value: It does not return any value. 

Example: In this example, we will see the use of the select() method


<!DOCTYPE html>
        DOM Textarea select() Method
    <h1 style="color: green;">
        Textarea select() Method
    <textarea type="text" id="text">
          Welcome to GeeksforGeeks
    <button onclick="Geeks()">
        Select text
        function Geeks() {
            let doc = document.getElementById('text');



  Supported Browsers: The browser supported by the DOM textarea select() method are listed below:

  • Apple Safari 1
  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Internet Explorer 5
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Last Updated : 14 Jun, 2023
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