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Copy text from DIV

kwon yuu

Joined: Jul 20, 2010
Posts: 8
Hi all,

My interface is written using div.
I would like to copy some text from the interface when the application is run.
But I could not able to do this because of div.
Is there a way to copy certain text from div?
Hope someone can give me a guideline.
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9466

I'm not really sure what you are trying to say here. You can easily get the contents of a div (or any other HTML element) by assigning an id to the HTML element and then using getElementById('myId').innerHTML

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kwon yuu

Joined: Jul 20, 2010
Posts: 8
What I meant is I can't select or copy/paste the text that I wrote within div.
I don't want to get all div elements. I don't understand why I can select or do copy/paste after I do my layout with div.
Any idea?
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63866

The use of <div> elements does not prevent copying to the clipboard.

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