[thelist] maxlength on textarea? using JS?

Oliver Lineham olineham at paradise.net.nz
Thu Sep 28 22:59:11 CDT 2000

At 12:41 28/09/00 -0400, you wrote:

>i know you can't have a 'maxlength' on a text area... and yes, we
>are going to do a check server-side for people without JS enabled...
>but for usability purposes, anyone have any JS handy that can tell
>the user that he/she has exceeded, say, 255 characters in a
>textarea with a JS alert?  for IE and NN 4+?  if not, then IE4+?

if you want to see one in practice, try www.mtnsms.com - the box where you 
type your message has a length limit.


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