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Only the first row gets copied

 
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Hi,
I have a text box.
Below that, there is a table with some data:-

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa@abc.com

When I copy this and paste it to the text box,
only

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

gets copied (means the first row only). However, when I paste it
in a notepad everything gets copied.
Is there any way, I may make the whole row to be pasted in the
text box in a single copy-paste.
 
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Only the first row gets copied because the text that you are pasting has line-breaks.
 
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from what i understand it is not one row that you are copying but multiple rows of a table.
is that correct?
 
Mishra Anshu
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Thanks,
I know that only first row is getting copied due to the line breaks.
But I can't avoid the line breaks, as per the formatting expected.

So, is there any way to make it happen (If I replace the text box with atext area the multiple rows sopy-paste will work, but the again a lot of
JavaScript validations will be affected ).

Tell me if there is any way.
 
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Hi Nono,
Actually I have copied only a single row, which has multiple line (4).
Now, when I paste it in the text box only the first line of that row is
getting pasted.
 
Niki Nono
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One way is the way that you have suggested
That is by using a textarea. Line breaks dont get copied into text boxes I guess. This is something new which you have pointed out.
It works fine with text area.
But whats the problem with using a textarea??
validations will be similar to a textbox.
If you have difficulties in that area do paste and maybe we can solve it.
sorry that i couldnt help you out with a better solution.
 
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