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The following code creates a table and uses document.write to fill the cells. How can I get the entire output to go into an existing table's column, the td with the id="gradeCELL" ?


<html>
<body>
<script LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
v1=1
v2=2
 document.write('<TABLE BORDER=1 WIDTH=10><TR></TR><TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'
 +"Grade Report"+'</B><BR></TD></TR>');
 
 document.write('<TR><TD><B>'+ "w" +'</B></TD> <TD><IMG SRC="d.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v1/(v1+v2)*50)
 +' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v1+'</TD></TR>'
 +'<TR><TD><B>'+ "r"+'</B></TD><TD><IMG SRC="c.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v2/(v1+v2)*50)
 +' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v2+'</TD></TR>'+'<TR><TD><B>'+'</TD></TR>');
 
 document.write('<TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'+"pct="+ Math.round(10*(v2/(v1+v2)*100))/10.0 +"%"
+'</B></TD></TR></TABLE>');
</script>



<div align="left">
  <table border="1" width="100%">
    <tr>
      <td id="gradeCELL" width="100%">&nbsp;</td>
    </tr>
  </table>
</div>



</body>
</html>
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Question by:mathprof
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by:fritz_the_blank
ID: 6271230
You can nest tables as follows:

<Table>
     <tr>
         <td>
             Cell 1
         </td>
         <td>
             <table>
                <tr>
                   <td>
                       Imbedded cell 1
                   </td>
                   <td>
                       Imbedded cell 2
                   </td>
                </tr>
              </table>
          </td>
      </tr>
</table>

Fritz the Blank
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by:fritz_the_blank
ID: 6271241
Using your examples above, I've embedded the table into the cell that you requested:

<html>
<body>
<div align="left">
 <table border="1" width="100%">
   <tr>
     <td id="gradeCELL" width="100%">

<script LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
v1=1
v2=2
document.write('<TABLE BORDER=1 WIDTH=10><TR></TR><TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'
+"Grade Report"+'</B><BR></TD></TR>');

document.write('<TR><TD><B>'+ "w" +'</B></TD> <TD><IMG SRC="d.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v1/(v1+v2)*50)
+' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v1+'</TD></TR>'
+'<TR><TD><B>'+ "r"+'</B></TD><TD><IMG SRC="c.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v2/(v1+v2)*50)
+' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v2+'</TD></TR>'+'<TR><TD><B>'+'</TD></TR>');

document.write('<TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'+"pct="+ Math.round(10*(v2/(v1+v2)*100))/10.0 +"%"
+'</B></TD></TR></TABLE>');
</script>
;</td>
   </tr>
 </table>
</div>
</body>
</html>


Is this what you mean?

Fritz the Blank
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by:mathprof
ID: 6271626
Almost.

What I want to do is be able to dynamically insert the 3x3 table into the other table.

So, I want to be able to set the values of v1 and v2, then call the javascript (as a function)and have it put the 3x3 table into the other table.

Say we call the javascript Graph and then set v1, v2, then call graph.

Your code did OK, but the values of v1 and v2 will change.

Thanks!
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fritz_the_blank earned 200 total points
ID: 6272996
Ok, how about the following:

Function MakeCells(v1,v2)
{
document.write('<TABLE BORDER=1 WIDTH=10><TR></TR><TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'
+"Grade Report"+'</B><BR></TD></TR>');

document.write('<TR><TD><B>'+ "w" +'</B></TD> <TD><IMG SRC="d.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v1/(v1+v2)*50)
+' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v1+'</TD></TR>'
+'<TR><TD><B>'+ "r"+'</B></TD><TD><IMG SRC="c.gif" HEIGHT=10 WIDTH='+(v2/(v1+v2)*50)
+' BORDER=1></TD><TD>'+v2+'</TD></TR>'+'<TR><TD><B>'+'</TD></TR>');

document.write('<TR><TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN=CENTER><B>'+"pct="+ Math.round(10*(v2/(v1+v2)*100))/10.0 +"%"
+'</B></TD></TR></TABLE>');
</script>
}


<div align="left">
 <table border="1" width="100%">
   <tr>
     <td id="gradeCELL" width="100%">
         <SCRIPT LANGUAGE=javascript>
          <!--
          =MakeCells(4, 2)
          //-->
         </SCRIPT>
     </td>
   </tr>
 </table>
</div>

In the above example, I called the function with the values 4 and 2, but I could call the function with any numeric values.

Is that what you wanted?
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by:mathprof
ID: 6274175
Thanks,
Prof Weissman
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