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How to Get the User Selection Text on a Web Page

Learn how to get the user selection text on a web page the easy way

Created on Jun 28, 2022

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If you want to get the text that a user selects or highlights on a web page, there is a useful one-liner for that and it's making use of the "window.getSelection" way.
const getSelectedText = () => window.getSelection().toString();

console.log(getSelectedText());

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