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Akhter Rasool
Akhter Rasool
8,597 Points

jQuery Texteditor


how do i highlight text using jQuery and then make it bold,underlined, or italics? I'm creating a text editor(textarea) in my website to do that ?

i also want to select a portion of my text in textarea and print the value of the selected text

1 Answer

jason chan
jason chan
31,008 Points

You use a syntax highliter.

You can check out this library: https://highlightjs.org/