[webkit-dev] programmatic text selection

Giacomo Luca Maioli luca at tricheco.net
Fri May 26 11:14:49 PDT 2006

> Folks, I've been all over the net without finding a definitive answer,
> so I thought I'd come to the source.  Is there any way, in
> Safari/webkit, to programmatically select some text in javascript?
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Yes, of course. You should use the "document.execCommand(few args)"   
I successfully tested the 'SelectAll", "Copy", "Unselect" arguments  
in my dashboard widget. It works with text range too.

More info on Msdn pages:

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