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Javascript popup that populates two form textarea's

Posted on 2006-11-16
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Ok I have a popup window that populates one form field by clicking a link and right now it returns only one of the values Either <%=ors("id")%> or <%=ors("teamid")%>. but I do not know javascript so I was hoping that someone could help me figure out how to get this to populate two form text areas in one click on a form. Here is my script... courtesy of WMIF...  I need the value of <%=ors("id")%> to populate txtChain and I need <%=ors("teamid")%> to populate txtChain2

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript">
function pickClose(selRte) {
      self.opener.document.form1.txtChain.value = selRte
    self.opener.focus()
    window.close()
}
</script>


here are my form fields

<input name="txtChain" id="txtChain" value="<%=playerid%>" type="text" size="20"><input type=button value="Find" onClick="javascript:popUp('./playersearch/inc_search.asp')"></td>
<input name="txtChain2" id="txtChain2" value="<%=teamid%>" type="text" size="20"><input type=button value="Find" onClick="javascript:popUp('./teamsearch/inc_search.asp')"></td>

here is the results of the search.....
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Question by:jsuttor
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by:dennis_maeder
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Try this:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript">
function pickClose(selRte) {
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain.value = selRte
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain2.value = selRte
    self.opener.focus()
    window.close()
}
</script>
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by:jsuttor
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ok that makes the same value in both form textareas..... here is my link how do I have to setup the link to make it get seperate values....

<a href="javascript:pickClose(<%=ors("id")%>);"><%=ors("id")%></a>

I tried this and I get an error that selRte is not defined.
Link = <a href="javascript:pickClose(<%=ors("id")%>,<%=ors("teamid")%>);"><%=ors("id")%></a>

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript">
function pickClose(selRte, selRte2) {
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain.value = selRte
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain2.value = selRte2
    self.opener.focus()
    window.close()
}
</script>


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dennis_maeder earned 500 total points
ID: 17961398
Taking a closer look, you want different values written - you must pass them in as separate arguments.
Assuming you have representations of
ors("id") and ors("teamid") you can pass them into the function so:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript">
function pickClose(id,teamid) {
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain.value = id
    self.opener.document.form1.txtChain2.value = teamid
    self.opener.focus()
    window.close()
}
</script>
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by:dennis_maeder
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leapfrog! - that looks like it should work - but ASP is not my forte.
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