JavaScript Insert Tabs into Textarea; Insert Tabs Into Input; Javascript Tab Indent


How to insert tabs and auto-indent using jQuery. <textarea cols="50" id="mytextarea" rows="15"></textarea> Case 13 is the indenting. $(document).ready(function(){     $('#mytextarea').keydown(         function(e){             if(this.setSelectionRange){                 var start=this.selectionStart,val=$(this).val();                 switch(e.keyCode){                     case 9: /* tab */                         $(this).val(val.substring(0,start)+'t'+val.substr(this.selectionEnd));                         this.setSelectionRange(start+2,start+2);                         this.focus();                         e.preventDefault();                         return false;                         break;                     case 13: /* enter */                         var match=val.substring(0,start).match(/(^|n)([ t]*)([^n]*)$/);                         if(match){                             var spaces=match[2],length=spaces.length+1;                             $(this).val(val.substring(0,start)+'n'+spaces+val.substr(this.selectionEnd));                             this.setSelectionRange(start+length,start+length);                             this.focus();                             return false;                         }                         break;                 }                 return true;             }         }     ); });
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  1. anonymous

    thanks for this :D