JavaScript Character Count

 

This script shows you how to add a character count to a form. It sets a max character limit of 200.

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Try it out!

 

Example


Please note: The onkeyUp attribute of the TextArea tag is not supported in Netscape Navigator 6.0

 

Script Source

 

<form NAME="c_count">

<input type="text" name="count" value="200" size="3" onFocus="this.blur" readonly>

<br>

<textarea rows="5" cols="50" name="smsInput" wrap
onKeyUp="
val = this.value;
if (val.length > 200) {
alert('Sorry, the limit of 200 characters has been reached');
this.value = val.substring(0,200);
smsInput.focus()
}
this.form.count.value=200-parseInt(this.value.length);"></textarea>

</form>

 

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