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Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours by Jennifer Kyrnin

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Hour 14. Editing Content and User Interaction with HTML5

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to edit content online with contenteditable

• How to make a rich text editor with execCommand

• How to check spelling in forms

• How to use new features of the HTML5 UI

Web pages no longer need to be edited just by the designers who built them. HTML5 brings in a new feature to allow them to be edited by anyone who can open them in a browser.

In fact, the contenteditable attribute was designed for web designers to be able to embed rich text editors right in their web pages. In this hour, you will learn how to use this HTML5 feature that has been supported in browsers since Internet Explorer 5.5. and Firefox 3 (2007).

You will also learn about another ...

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