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htmlArea is a free WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor replacement for fields. By adding a few simple lines of JavaScript to your web page you can replace a regular textarea with a rich text editor that let your users do the following:

* Format text to be bold, italicized, or underlined.
* Change the face, size, style and colour.
* Left, centre, or right-justify paragraphs.
* Make bulleted or numbered lists.
* Indent or un-indent paragraphs.
* Insert a horizontal line.
* Insert hyperlinks and images.
* View the raw HTML source of what they're editing.
* and much more...

Some of the interesting features of htmlArea that set's it apart from other web based WYSIWYG editors are as follows:

* It's lightweight, fast loading and can transform a regular textarea into a rich-text editor with a single line of JavaScript.
* It's 100% backwards compatible with older or non-supported browsers (they get the original textarea field).
* It's free and can be incorporated into any free or commercial program.
* It works with any programming language (ASP, PHP, Perl, Java, etc).
* It's written in simple JavaScript and can be easily viewed, modified or extended.
* It remembers entered content when a user navigates away and then hits "back" in their browser.
* Since it replaces existing textareas it doesn't require a lot of code to add it to your pages (just one line).
* Did we mention it was free? : )