Solved

Edit a Cell's innerText and innerHTML

Posted on 2004-09-28
10
918 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Hi Experts,

I am trying to change a particular cell's innerText and innerHTML in my table...    May I ask how to do this...?

A sample code would be best...


Thanks in advanced experts...   =)
0
Comment
Question by:expert_mentos
  • 5
  • 5
10 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:expert_mentos
ID: 12167583
Here is my code...

<table id="tblOrders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" width="700">
<tbody id="tbodyOrders">
    <tr>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="center" align="center" width="17" height="24" class="crmlistView">
            <input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="checkbox">
        </td>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="bottom" width="55" height="24" align="left" class="crmlistView">
            &nbsp;10010
            <input type="hidden" name="hdnOrdersItemCode" value="10010">
        </td>
    </tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<INPUT type="button" class="crm_Buttons" name="btnEditCell" value="Edit" onClick="EditCell()">
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
sajuks earned 50 total points
ID: 12167599
//INNERHTML

<table id="tblOrders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" width="700">
<tbody id="tbodyOrders">
    <tr>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="center" align="center" width="17" height="24" class="crmlistView">
            <input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="checkbox">
        </td>
        <td id = "abc" bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="bottom" width="55" height="24" align="left" class="crmlistView">
            &nbsp;10010
            <input type="hidden" name="hdnOrdersItemCode" value="10010">
        </td>
    </tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<INPUT type="button" class="crm_Buttons" name="btnEditCell" value="Edit" onClick="document.getElementById('abc').innerHTML='NewValue';"">
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12167606
//innertext is IE only
<script>

function init()
{
document.getElementById("somewhat").innerText ="hello";
}
</script>
<body onload="init()">
<div id="somewhat">text</div>
</body>


0
Active Directory Webinar

We all know we need to protect and secure our privileges, but where to start? Join Experts Exchange and ManageEngine on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:00 AM PDT to learn how to track and secure privileged users in Active Directory.

 

Author Comment

by:expert_mentos
ID: 12168124
Will document.getElementById('abc').innerHTML='NewValue' totally deletes all the HTML inside the cell and replace with 'New Value'...?

Thanks again...   =)

0
 

Author Comment

by:expert_mentos
ID: 12176168
What if in my next row, I do have another td with id 'abc'...    Will it be getElementById('abc[0]') and getElementById('abc[1]')....?

Thanks again...!    =)
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12176555
"
Will document.getElementById('abc').innerHTML='NewValue' totally deletes all the HTML inside the cell and replace with 'New Value'...?"
>>Yes.

"Will it be getElementById('abc[0]') and getElementById('abc[1]')"
Nope. What i've provided is an example fot you how to do it.

0
 

Author Comment

by:expert_mentos
ID: 12176594

Actually my table can have plenty of rows having the same number of columns, with each column has its unique id per row...

With this, may I ask how will I indicate that only 1 row (e.g. 2nd row) will change its column (document.getElementById('abc').innerHTML='NewValue')...?

Thanks again...!   =)


<table id="tblOrders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" width="700">
<tbody id="tbodyOrders">
    <tr>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="center" align="center" width="17" height="24" class="crmlistView">
            <input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="checkbox">
        </td>
        <td id = "abc" bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="bottom" width="55" height="24" align="left" class="crmlistView">
            &nbsp;10010
            <input type="hidden" name="hdnOrdersItemCode" value="10010">
        </td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="center" align="center" width="17" height="24" class="crmlistView">
            <input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="checkbox">
        </td>
        <td id = "abc" bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="bottom" width="55" height="24" align="left" class="crmlistView">
            &nbsp;10010
            <input type="hidden" name="hdnOrdersItemCode" value="10010">
        </td>
    </tr>
</tbody>
</table>
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12186770
The td id will be unique for each row , rite.
So you just need to pass the id to a function
something like

<script>

function init(sid)
{

document.getElementById(sid).innerHTML ="hello";
}
</script>



<table id="tblOrders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" width="700">
<tbody id="tbodyOrders">
    <tr>
        <td bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="center" align="center" width="17" height="24" class="crmlistView">
            <input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="checkbox">
        </td>
        <td id = "abc" bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="bottom" width="55" height="24" align="left" class="crmlistView">
            &nbsp;10010
            <input type="hidden" name="hdnOrdersItemCode" value="10010">
        </td>
            <td>
    </tr>
</tbody>
</table>

<INPUT type="button" class="crm_Buttons" name="btnEditCell" value="Edit" onClick="init('abc')">
0
 

Author Comment

by:expert_mentos
ID: 12201247

It worked already...    Thanks...!
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12206003
Thanks for the points and grade
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Diminish Pop-up  in 3 seconds 7 52
Search Item in Table 2 23
Help with Javascript to round decimal points to 2 13 18
Can't get page to reload 9 14
In my daily work (mainly using ASP.net), I need to write a lot of JavaScript code. One of the most repetitive tasks I do are the jQuery Ajax calls. You know: (CODE) I don't know if for you it's the same, but for me is soooo tedious to write the …
This article discusses the difference between strict equality operator and equality operator in JavaScript. The Need: Because JavaScript performs an implicit type conversion when performing comparisons, we have to take this into account when wri…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

808 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