This plugin allows you to select (highlight) the text from any element, not just input elements.
There are two methods that are added:
selectText()- Selects the text of the first element.
deselectText()- A global function that deselects the current highlight.
// Selects the text inside #some-element $('#some-element').selectText() // Selects the text of the first a-tag on the page $('a').selectText() // Deselects the currently selected text $.deselectText()
- jQuery 1.0+
This plugin supports all major browsers including IE5.5+
To report any problems or suggestions please use the GitHub issue tracker.
This plugin is licensed under the MIT License.