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jQWidgets jqxTextArea selectAll() Method

  • Last Updated : 30 Aug, 2021

jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful and optimized framework, platform-independent, and widely supported. The jqxTextArea represents a jQuery textarea widget that is used to insert text content inside the textbox.

The selectAll() method is used to selects the text in the textarea widget. It does not accept any parameter and does not return any value.

Syntax:

$('selector').jqxTextArea('selectAll');

 

Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the given link https://www.jqwidgets.com/download/. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” type=”text/css” />
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqx-all.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”.jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxtextarea.js”></script>

The below example illustrates the jQWidgets jqxTextArea selectAll() method.

Example:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
        "jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css" type="text/css" />
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqx-all.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxcore.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src=".jqwidgets/jqxbuttons.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxscrollbar.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        src="jqwidgets/jqxtextarea.js"></script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
  
        <h3>
            jQWidgets jqxTextArea selectAll() Method
        </h3>
  
        <textarea id='jqxTA'></textarea>
        <br>
        <input type="button" id='jqxBtn' 
            style="padding: 5px 20px;" 
            value="Select All Text of Area" />
    </center>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function() {
            var data = [
                "Computer Science",
                "C Programming",
                "C++ Programming",
                "Java Programming",
                "Python Programming",
                "HTML",
                "CSS",
                "JavaScript",
                "jQuery",
                "PHP",
                "Bootstrap"
            ];
  
            $('#jqxTA').jqxTextArea({
                source: data,
                width: 250,
                height: 100,
                placeHolder: 'Enter Subjects...'
            })
  
            $('#jqxBtn').on('click', function() {
                $('#jqxTA').jqxTextArea('selectAll');
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Reference: https://www.jqwidgets.com/jquery-widgets-documentation/documentation/jqxtextarea/jquery-textarea-api.htm


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