remove all rows from a table


I got a HTML table script that lets you add and delete a row at a time. Is there a quick way to just delete ALL rows in the table at once? (I dont want to go call deleteRow() dozens of times to clear it if possible)

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Hope it helps.

<script language="JavaScript">
function deleteall(mytable)
   for(i=mytable.rows.length-1; i > -1; i--)


<table border="1" id="mytable">
<tr><td>first column</td><td>second</td>
<tr><td>first column</td><td>second</td>
<tr><td>first column</td><td>second</td>
<tr><td>first column</td><td>second</td>

<input type="button" onclick="deleteall(mytable)" value = "delete all">

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minnirokAuthor Commented:
Hi Nab,

That works, thanks - I have another question on list stuff which I'll post in a minute if you want to take a look,

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