[thelist] Re: Text area question

John.Brooking at sappi.com John.Brooking at sappi.com
Mon Mar 15 10:19:48 CST 2004

>> From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org 
>> Sent: Sunday, March 14, 2004 10:46 AM
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>> Subject: [thelist] Text area question
>> Is there any way to limit the number of characters in a 
>> <textarea></textarea> field?
> But, yes, write me off line and I'll send you a ZIP file of a method I
> created (with lots of help from folks here) that does just that.

I haven't tried this, but couldn't you just add an onKeyPress (?) event to
check the current length and return false from the event if the limit has
been reached? Or something like that?

- John

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