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hey am building an application in the ruby programming language
and i got a toolStripStatus and a richtextbox. what i want to do is every word that is typed into the richtextbox i want it to add up on the toolStripStatuslabel1.
toolStripStatuslabel1 is called Words
here is the code i used
 
def MainFormLoad(sender, e)
# displays the amount of words being typed
count += 1
next
toolStripStatusLabel1.Text = "Words:" & Document.Text.Count

end
end
Posted 27-Nov-12 15:32pm
sean871503

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Solution 1

//option 1
 
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        var length = 200; // predefined textbox char size
        var remaining = 200;
        var txtBox = $("#<%=TextBox.ClientID %>");
        txtBox.onchange(function () {
            remaining = (length - txtBox.val().length);
            $('#lblTextRemain').val(remaining);
        });
 
    });
</script>
 

 
//or use code snippet from http://www.smartwebby.com/DHTML/textbox_characters_counter.asp[^]
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