[thelist] Bold and Italics Buttons using Javascript in Form

Steve Hasz steve at roatanet.com
Sun Feb 16 00:52:01 CST 2003


I've googled this for the last hour, but can't seem to find a simple, cross
browser, cross platform (Mac OSX and Win) script that will let me have bold
and italics buttons at the top of my content management form.  The procedure
to use those would be the client would bold the text, then click on one of
the buttons, and it would add <b></b> around the text to be bolded.

I've found some online Javascript HTML editors, but the code is so long I am
having trouble cutting out just the part I need.  I've found some shorter
examples, but they don't seem to work in Netscape.  An example of a complete
HTML editor is at:

Anyone point me to some ready Javascript?


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