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    Variables in the HTML body?

    I have just started learning javascript and HTML, so this might sound really dumb since it might not even be possible. But I don't know, so I came here to ask.

    I have been following an online javascript course, and it taught me to create variables. Now, my question is, if I set a variable (created through a prompt), is it possible to call that variable back in the HTML body?

    Excuse me if this is a really stupid question - I'm just a beginner.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Effectively yes, but you would do it by using JavaScript code to inject the value into the page rather than putting something in the page to pull in the value.

    For example, using jQuery:
    <div id="content"></div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    var myvalue = 123;
    $(document).ready(function() {

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