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function checkLawyer(str) {  
   if ((str.toUpperCase() == "LAWYER") || (str.toUpperCase() == "ATTORNEY"))
      alert ("Lawyers are not wanted here...");
      alert("Your application will be evaluated!");
<FORM name="theForm">
Enter Your Profession:
<INPUT type=text name="userProf">
<INPUT type=button 
       value="SUBMIT QUERY" 

10.15.Text TextField
10.15.1.Retrieving Text in form button action
10.15.2.Displaying the value entered in a text field
10.15.3.TextField requests focus
10.15.4.onFocus event handler
10.15.5.Capture key event in a textfield
10.15.6.TextField onblur action event
10.15.7.TextArea onmouseup action event
10.15.8.Refresh the TextField box automatically
10.15.9.Compare the value in text field
10.15.10.Select all text in a TextBox
10.15.11.Text Input Events
10.15.12.Compare the value in TextField
10.15.13.Getting and Setting a Text Object's value Property
10.15.14.Resetting a Text Object to Default Value