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jQuery - how to make focus on textarea element?

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JustMike
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Quick solution:

$('#my-input').focus();

1. jQuery approach example

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.0.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <textarea id="my-input" cols="30" rows="4">This is example text...</textarea>
  <br />
  <button onclick="makeFocus()">Click me and make focus on textarea</button>
  <script>
    
    var input = $('#my-input');

    function makeFocus() {
    	input.focus();
    }
   
  </script>
</body>
</html>

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