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                <p>Onclick copy the by Id onclick</p>
<input id="the_text" type="text" value="here's the copy" size="50">

<button onclick="copyById('the_text')">copy</button>

<p>Copy by previous sibling with input</p>

<input id="prev" type="text" value="here's the previous" size="50">

<button onclick="copyPreviousSibling(this)">copy</button>

<p>Copy by previous sibling html text</p>

<span>Just a simple span</span>

<button onclick="copyPreviousSibling(this)">copy</button>

<p>Copy by previous sibling with password</p>

<input id="prev" type="password" value="here's the password" size="50">

<button onclick="copyPreviousSibling(this)">copy</button>

<p>Use for pasting</p>
<textarea rows="6" cols="80">


                body {
  font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
  line-height: 1.5
input, button {
  font-size: 1rem
p {
  font-size: 1.3rem;
  margin: 2rem 0 .4rem 0;


                // Author: Joseph Cowdell

copyText = function(textToCopy) {
  this.copied = false
  // Create textarea element
  const textarea = document.createElement('textarea')
  // Set the value of the text
  textarea.value = textToCopy
  // Make sure we cant change the text of the textarea
  textarea.setAttribute('readonly', '');
  // Hide the textarea off the screnn = 'absolute'; = '-9999px';
  // Add the textarea to the page

  // Copy the textarea

  try {
    var successful = document.execCommand('copy');
    this.copied = true
  } catch(err) {
    this.copied = false


copyById = function(id) {
  let text = document.getElementById(id)

copyPreviousSibling = function(curr) {
  let el = curr.previousElementSibling
  if (el.value !== undefined) {
  } else {

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