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/*
* fguillen: 2009-07-09
* return the last word from cursor on a textarea
* example: alert( "last word from cursor: " + $('#my_textarea').lastWord() )
*/
jQuery.fn.lastWord = function() {
var buffer = '';
this.each(function(){
if (this.selectionStart || this.selectionStart == '0') {
var startPos = this.selectionStart;
var endPos = this.selectionEnd;
var scrollTop = this.scrollTop;
var index = 0;
var new_char = '';
do{
index += 1;
buffer = new_char + buffer;
new_char = this.value.substr(startPos - index, 1);
} while( new_char.search( /^(\w|\.)$/ ) != -1 )
} else {
alert("lastWord not supported on this navigator");
}
});
return buffer;
};
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