To do something when text in input boxes is selected: : select « jQuery « JavaScript Tutorial





<html>
  <head>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery-1.3.2.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $(document).select( function () { 
              $("div").text("Something was selected").show().fadeOut(1000); 
            });
        });
    </script>

  </head>
  <body>
    <body>
           <input type="text" value="Some text" />
          <input type="text" value="to test on" />
          <div></div>
    </body>
</html>










30.94.select
30.94.1.Trigger the select event on all input elements
30.94.2.select(fn) event fires when a user selects some text in a text field, including input and textarea.
30.94.3.To do something when text in input boxes is selected: