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Howdy.

I got this structure: <td style="background-color: #000000"><a href="javascript:Pick(this);"></a></td>

I want to get the background-color value with JS, I tried to access the TD by:

function Pick(color) {
  alert(color.parentNode);
}

But it returns undefined.

Help would be appreciated.
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<script>
function Pick(obj)
{
  alert(obj.parentNode.style.backgroundColor);
}
</script>
<table>
      <td style="background-color: #000000"><a href="#" onclick="Pick(this); return false;">aaa</a></td>
</table>      
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by:shmulik15
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Thanks devic.
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