instance method Form.Element#activate

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Form.Element#activate() → Element

Gives focus to a form control and selects its contents if it is a text input.

This method is just a shortcut for focusing and selecting; therefore, these are equivalent (aside from the fact that the former one will not return the field) :


Guess which call is the nicest? ;)

This method can be called either as an instance method or as a generic method. If calling as a generic, pass the instance in as the first argument.