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RE: Readonly Textarea

From: Nicholas Sydenham <nsydenham@dera.gov.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 09:50:04 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <XFMail.980811095004.nsydenham@dera.gov.uk>
To: chip etrak <chip@etrak.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org
The readonly attribute is not implemented by any browsers...yet.

To achieve the same effect write some javascript for the onenter event of the
textarea. When the user clicks on the field just focus them on another field,
or unfocus the mouse.

On 10-Aug-98 chip etrak wrote:
> I am trying to create a read only textarea.  The information I have says to
> use the ReadOnly attribute in the Text area tag.  Something like this I
> assume <textarea name="whatever" Readonly> this doesn't work.  Any help
> would be appriciated.
> thanks
> chip

Nicholas Sydenham <nsydenham@dera.gov.uk>
DERA Malvern
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