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how to copy a textbox answer to a textarea using javascript

 
Christian Nash
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Hi all,

I'm facing a problem here. I want to copy the answer in a textbox to a textarea using a javascript function.
 
Shyam kumar
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Hi,

You can do this by first obtaining the id's of the textbox and textarea tags and then assigning the value attribute of the textarea to the text box. Please see the script below:

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function transfer(){
document.getElementById("text1").value=document.getElementById("textarea1").value

}
<input type="text" id="text1" name="textbox" value="Textbox"/><p>
<textarea id="textarea1">TextArea here!!! </textarea>
<button onclck="transfer()">Submit</button>


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