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get start and end position of a selected text in js

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i have a text box ...
if i write debasis_moumita, then i select ebasis_mou..
now i want the start and end position of the selected text
the start and end position will be 1 and 10..
am i righ ...
is there any way to do this.....................
plz send me sample code or api supported by js.......
Feb 5 '07 #1
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It may not be exactly what you want, but see this page - it might help.

If you want to develop purely for text fields, you may have to detect the mouse movements to get your selected text.
Feb 5 '07 #2

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