jQuery Input value select

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Click on an input field with a prefilled value, if that value equals the default then select it, if not leave it as it was. Relies on jQuery.

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  1. $("input[name=forname], input[name=surname]").focus(function(){
  2. var defaultText = $(this).val();
  3. if(defaultText === "Forename" || defaultText === "Surname"){
  4. $(this).select();
  5. }
  6. });

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