Solved

How do I read the value of a non HTML textbox from JavaScript?

Posted on 2004-08-18
5
170 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-07
Hi All,

I'm trying to read the value of the textbox called TextBox1 and pass it as follows

<INPUT title="Button" style="Z-INDEX: 115; LEFT: 832px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 176px"
                        onclick="showAnimation(TextBox1);" type="button" value="Button">

function showAnimation(file) { if (file != '') {
                  WinName = toString(file)
                  alert(WinName)
                  popup(file ,100,100,500,300,file,false,false,false,false,false,true,false);

            }

The popup function is already working, but the "file" parameter in showAnimation is not getting passed.  It should be the Text value of TextBox1.

B-

0
Comment
Question by:bczingo
5 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:vijay_a73
ID: 11834829
try TextBox1.value
or document.all.TextBox1.value

I believe your function showAnimation() takes the value of textbox as parameter
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:steve_mick972
ID: 11834982
Form1.TextBox1.value OR document.all.TextBox1.vale working in my case....

HTH,
Steve...
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:DotNetLover_Baan
ID: 11836943
Hi there,

<INPUT title="Button" style="Z-INDEX: 115; LEFT: 832px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 176px"
                    onclick="showAnimation();" type="button" value="Button">

function showAnimation() { if (file != '') {
               file=document.getElementById('TextBox1').value;
               WinName = toString(file)
               alert(WinName)
               popup(file ,100,100,500,300,file,false,false,false,false,false,true,false);
          }
         
-Baan
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:DotNetLover_Baan
ID: 11836955
sorry... about that...
function showAnimation() {
               file=document.getElementById('TextBox1').value;
               if (file != '') {
               WinName = toString(file)
               alert(WinName)
               popup(file ,100,100,500,300,file,false,false,false,false,false,true,false);
          }
   }
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
jnhorst earned 500 total points
ID: 11855786
Your INPUT tag has an attribute named "title".  I am not sure that is correct.  It should be:

<INPUT id="Button" name="Button" style="{your style settings}" onclick="showAnimation();" type="button">

Baan's code above for getting the file then is right, just make sure the string in getElementById(...) is the same as the string in the id="..." attribute of the INPUT tag.  You had "value='Button'", which would have the word Button in the textbox.  I think (as stated by others above) that this should be the filename af the animation, so I don't think you want to preset that value in the HTML.

John
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Class Library Dynamics For Connectstring Information 2 28
SSRS ReportViewer report timeout 7 122
Interview questions for support of a legacy ASP.NET site 4 58
IIS redirect 1 68
This article discusses the ASP.NET AJAX ModalPopupExtender control. In this article we will show how to use the ModalPopupExtender control, how to display/show/call the ASP.NET AJAX ModalPopupExtender control from javascript, how to show/display/cal…
Sometimes in DotNetNuke module development you want to swap controls within the same module definition.  In doing this DNN (somewhat annoyingly) swaps the Skin and Container definitions to the default admin selections.  To get around this you need t…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question