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    Question HTML/Javascript code for search?

    I am creating a textarea with some text in it. Is there some kind of code I can throw in my html to make the search function search the textarea and highlight the word the person searches?

    <form>
    <center>
    <input type=text name="Search" size=20><input type="submit" value="Search">
    <p>
    <textarea name="Text" cols=40 rows=8>This is a test</textarea>
    </center>
    </form>

    for example, I would type in the word test in the search line and hit search and it would highlight the word in the textbox.
    Last edited by vapor; 05-26-2005 at 01:40 AM. Reason: Added an example

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    I would think you could have a style called span.highlight and then use php or something to go thorugh and find the word and then replace the word with <span class="highlight">word</span>.


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