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How can I show or hide a table row depending on the status of a checkbox?

I have this - the table and form is placed in a layer <div></div>:

<table>
<tr>
<td>show/hide <input type="checkbox" name="toggle" value="1"><td>
<tr  style="display:none;" id="telTR">
<td class="dynaContent">Tel.<input type="text" name="tel" size="18">
</td>
</tr>
<table>

If I check the checkbox "toggle" the next row should be visible. If I uncheck it, the row should again disappear.

Must only work with IE 4+ NS 6

Thank you in advance
Joergen
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COBOLdinosaur earned 600 total points
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If the rows look like this: <TR id="therow" style="display:inline">
You do the check boxes this way: <input type="checkbox" onClick="toggle('therow')"

Then the function is:

<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
   function toggle(target)
   {
      obj=(document.all) ? document.all[target] : document.getElementById(target);
      obj.style.display=(obj.style.display=='none') ? 'inline' : 'none';
   }
//-->
</script>

I only have IE5.5 and MOZ1.0 installed so don't know i fit works for NS6.  MOZ1.0 screws up the rendering, so NS6 might have a problem with it.


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by:jastroem
ID: 7130268
Hi

Thank you very much for the rapid - and good - solution!

Here's my testing result:

PC/IE 6 => just fine
PC / NS 6.2 => fine, but additional empty rows are added if the toggle button is used several times

Mac/IE 5 => just fine
Mac/NS 6 => doesn't work

Kind regards
Joergen
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by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 7130282
I was afraid NS 6 would be a problem.  MOZ1 was doing the same thing with sticking in the extra rows.  If I have some time next week I'll install 6.2 and see if I can find a way to clean it up. If I come up with something I'll post it here.

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by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 7130284
Anyway, glad we could get most of it to work.  Thanks for the A. :^)

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by:tariqf
ID: 7740408
I have tried the above code, and it works well, but can anyone tell me how I modify it so that the table row is initially hidden, and then displayed (toggled) when the box is checked?
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by:richardys
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change the <tr> tag to this:

<TR id="therow" style="display:none">
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by:longmatch
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I would like to hide and show a row in my table based upon the selected value, for example, when users select 'other' in the dropdown list, this row shows, and hide otherwise.

Your help is highly appreciated

Longmatch
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