moving table columns

Posted on 2008-10-06
Last Modified: 2009-12-21
a table with prev and next to move the columns.
when i do prev and next i want the first columns (blue) not to move and remain visible all the time.
i dont want to split it into 2 tables.
pl help.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"



<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">


<style type="text/css">/* <![CDATA[ */


#theTable {

  width: 1700px;


#theTable td {

  width: 170px;



/* ]]> */</style>

<script type="text/javascript">/* <![CDATA[ */


  window.$id=function(s){return document.getElementById(s)}



var horzTableScroll = {

  colWidth: 170,


    if(!document.createTextNode) return;

    var controls = $id('controls');

    var link = document.createElement('a');



    var link2=link.cloneNode(false);


    controls.appendChild(document.createTextNode(' '));

    link.onclick=function(){return horzTableScroll.scroll(-1)};



    link2.onclick=function(){return horzTableScroll.scroll(1)};

    var scroller = $id('scroller');'850px';'hidden';



    var par = $id('scroller');

    var newNum = par.scrollLeft + dir*horzTableScroll.colWidth;

    if((newNum>=0) && (newNum <= $id('theTable').offsetWidth-par.clientWidth))

      par.scrollLeft = newNum;

    return false;




window.onload = function(){




/* ]]> */</script>




<div id="controls"></div><br/>

<div id="scroller">

<table id="theTable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" border="1">


    <td bgcolor="blue">1</td>












    <td bgcolor="blue">2</td>












    <td bgcolor="blue">3</td>












    <td bgcolor="blue">4</td>












    <td bgcolor="blue">5</td>

    <td colspan="2">sfdsf</td>










    <td bgcolor="blue">6</td>

    <td colspan="2">fsdfsd</td>



    <td colspan="3">fsfsd</td>  










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Question by:vidhubala
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scrathcyboy earned 500 total points
ID: 22656317
Have you checked to see if these javascript operators even work in browsers other than IE?  I think most of the calls are IE specific, and won't work in other browsers.  But try them.

Author Comment

ID: 22656321
answer not specific to my question. thanks.

Author Comment

ID: 22673310
hi scrath,

so do u know any other way to do it? FYI it works in ie and all firefox versions..

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