Solved

moving table columns

Posted on 2008-10-06
3
507 Views
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"
   "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html><head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title></title>
<style type="text/css">/* <![CDATA[ */
 
#theTable {
  width: 1700px;
}
#theTable td {
  width: 170px;
}
 
/* ]]> */</style>
<script type="text/javascript">/* <![CDATA[ */
if((typeof($id)=='undefined')&&document.getElementById){
  window.$id=function(s){return document.getElementById(s)}
}
 
var horzTableScroll = {
  colWidth: 170,
  init:function(){
    if(!document.createTextNode) return;
    var controls = $id('controls');
    var link = document.createElement('a');
    link.href="#";
    link.appendChild(document.createTextNode('Prev'));
    var link2=link.cloneNode(false);
    link=controls.appendChild(link);
    controls.appendChild(document.createTextNode(' '));
    link.onclick=function(){return horzTableScroll.scroll(-1)};
    link2.appendChild(document.createTextNode('Next'));
    link2=controls.appendChild(link2);
    link2.onclick=function(){return horzTableScroll.scroll(1)};
    var scroller = $id('scroller');
    scroller.style.width='850px';
    scroller.style.overflow='hidden';
  },
  scroll:function(dir){
    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(){
  horzTableScroll.init();
 
}
/* ]]> */</script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div id="controls"></div><br/>
<div id="scroller">
<table id="theTable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" border="1">
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">1</td>
    <td>2</td>
    <td>3</td>
    <td>4</td>
    <td>5</td>
    <td>6</td>
    <td>7</td>
    <td>8</td>
    <td>9</td>
    <td>10</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">2</td>
    <td>fsdfsd</td>
    <td>sfdsf</td>
    <td>ffsf</td>
    <td>fsfsd</td>
    <td>11</td>
    <td>12</td>
    <td>13</td>
    <td>14</td>
    <td>15</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">3</td>
    <td>fsdfsd</td>
    <td>sfdsf</td>
    <td>ffsf</td>
    <td>fsfsd</td>
    <td>21</td>
    <td>22</td>
    <td>23</td>
    <td>24</td>
    <td>25</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">4</td>
    <td>fsdfsd</td>
    <td>sfdsf</td>
    <td>ffsf</td>
    <td>fsfsd</td>
    <td>31</td>
    <td>32</td>
    <td>33</td>
    <td>34</td>
    <td>35</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">5</td>
    <td colspan="2">sfdsf</td>
    <td>ffsf</td>
    <td>fsfsd</td>
    <td>41</td>
    <td>42</td>
    <td>43</td>
    <td>44</td>
    <td>45</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td bgcolor="blue">6</td>
    <td colspan="2">fsdfsd</td>
    <td>sfdsf</td>
    <td>ffsf</td>
    <td colspan="3">fsfsd</td>  
    <td>54</td>
    <td>55</td>
  </tr>
</table>
</div>
 
 
</body>
</html>

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:vidhubala
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
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.
0
 

Author Comment

by:vidhubala
ID: 22656321
answer not specific to my question. thanks.
0
 

Author Comment

by:vidhubala
ID: 22673310
hi scrath,

so do u know any other way to do it? FYI it works in ie and all firefox versions..
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

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…
International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
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…

828 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