#Close Window # <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript"> function copyit(theField) { var selectedText = document.selection; if (selectedText.type == 'Text') { var newRange = selectedText.createRange(); theField.focus(); theField.value = newRange.text; } else { alert('select a text in the page and then press this button'); } } </script> And in the body of your web page, add the following where you want the text to appear: <form name="it"> <div align="center"> <input onclick="copyit(this.form.select1)" type="button" value="Press to copy the highlighted text" name="btnCopy"> <p> <textarea name="select1" rows="4" cols="45"></textarea> </div> </form>