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JavaScript

How to get the data value from <a> show on <input> ?

<input value="">
<a data-value="value1"></a>
<a data-value="value2"></a>

$('a').on("click",function () {
      input = $('input').val(), 
      a = $(this).data('value');
      input = a;
});

How to get the <a> tag value show on input value ?

1 Answer

Niki Molnar
Niki Molnar
25,575 Points

Hi Tani

You were close but you change the value of an input with $('input').val('newValue'), not by assigning it with an =, so:

$('a').on('click', function() {
  var a = $(this).data('value');
  $('input').val(a);
});

Hope that helps!

Niki