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Using jQuery,how do you get the value of a form input?

How do you get the value depends on what type of input it is.

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Text Input

Sample text input show selection

Here is the HTML for the text input box and the "show selection" link:

For a text input, you can use: $('#TextBoxID').val();

In this example, I pass the name of the id of the text inputinto the function and "alert" the result. You could easily change this to "return" the value or assign the value to a variable.