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I am trying to come up with a script that would change the color of a <TD> tag on click.. Has anyone ever done that before...thanks!
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Question by:slimbx
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by:Gibble
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<table>
<tr>
<td id="changeme" bgcolor="blue">sometext</td>
<td><span onClick="document.all('changeme').style.background = 'red'">click here</span></td>
</tr>
</table>
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by:Gibble
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btw, I am not sure about NS support for this, I don't have a copy of NS nor do I ever use it so :-/
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by:slimbx
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NS support is a must for this as well. Sorry I did not specify that. I know that there are some querks, but if you can get it as close as you can, I am leniant.

slimbx
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nzjonboy earned 45 total points
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this link may give you some information on how its done. if you need more help with this then I'll post a script

http://developer.irt.org/script/1441.htm

nzjonboy
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by:damienm
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The below code changes the color of a cell on mouseover and back on mouseout.

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<SCRIPT>
var highColor = 'lime'
function tdMouseOver (evt) {
   this.cell.bgColor = highColor;
}
function tdMouseOut (evt) {
   this.cell.bgColor = document.bgColor;
}
function init () {
  initTableEventHandler ('table1', 3, 3, 'mouseover', tdMouseOver);
  initTableEventHandler ('table1', 3, 3, 'mouseout', tdMouseOut);
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<BODY ONLOAD="init();">
<TABLE BORDER="1">
<TR>
<TD ID="table1Cell0_0" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
Kibology
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell0_1" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
for
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell0_2" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
all
</TD>
</TR>
<TR>
<TD ID="table1Cell1_0" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
Kibology
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell1_1" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
for
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell1_2" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
all
</TD>
</TR>
<TR>
<TD ID="table1Cell2_0" CLASS="cell" VALIGN="top"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
Scriptology
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell2_1" CLASS="cell" VALIGN="top"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
for
</TD>
<TD ID="table1Cell2_2" CLASS="cell"
    ONMOUSEOVER="this.bgColor = highColor;"
    ONMOUSEOUT="this.bgColor = document.bgColor;"
>
all.
<BR>
All for Scriptology
</TD>
</TR>
</TABLE>
</BODY>
</HTML>
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by:slimbx
ID: 6392899
This will do just fine. I am using a jsp page to implement something that will require clicking on table cells and changing colors. I will be hooking into some data source, to provide colors to change to. Thanks a lot for your help. I 've aded a few for your troubles. Thanks

slimbx
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