[whatwg] Request for new DOM property textarea.selectionText
ian at hixie.ch
Sat Apr 28 09:30:35 PDT 2012
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> All editing commands work inside input/textarea on WebKit although some
> of them have no effect (e.g. bold, italic, etc...)
That sounds rather odd...
> I think reusing execCommand is better than adding new method for
> input/textarea elements for each new feature request like this one.
If it was a contentEditable feature I'd reluctantly agree (reluctantly
because execCommand is a terrible API), but I really don't see why
execCommand() would work on input controls.
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