All editing commands work inside input/textarea on WebKit although some of
them have no effect (e.g. bold, italic, etc...)
I think reusing execCommand is better than adding new method for
input/textarea elements for each new feature request like this one.
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@...> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> > Why are we adding this new API? WebKit already supports
> > document.execCommand('InsertText', false, "new selected text");
> That's for contenteditable regions, right?
> The new API is for <input> and <textarea>. Also, it's not limited to
> replacing the selected text, it can be any region.
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