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How do I pass a dynamic DIV ID from php to Javascript?

FourMat asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I am trying to create a tooltip popup for some additional descriptions in the product listing in Oscommerce.  I have been able to get the popup description to work, but I haven't figured out how to make it display the different descriptions for each individual product listed on the same page.  I know what I need to do, but I don't know what the proper javascript syntax  should be for passing different Div ID numbers.

What I planned on doing was setting the Div ID equal to the unique product ID number for whatever products the list returns on a search.  But I can't figure out how to properly add a variable DIV ID to the javascript to make it trigger properly.

Here is what I have so far that displays the first statically named DIV in the list:
// Browser safe opacity handling function
function setOpacity( value ) {
 document.getElementById("styled_popup").style.opacity = value / 10;
 document.getElementById("styled_popup").style.filter = 'alpha(opacity=' + value * 10 + ')';
function fadeInMyPopup() {
 for( var i = 0 ; i <= 100 ; i++ )
   setTimeout( 'setOpacity(' + (i / 10) + ')' , 8 * i );
function fadeOutMyPopup() {
 for( var i = 0 ; i <= 100 ; i++ ) {
   setTimeout( 'setOpacity(' + (10 - i / 10) + ')' , 8 * i );
 setTimeout('closeMyPopup()', 800 );
function closeMyPopup() {
 document.getElementById("styled_popup").style.display = "none"
function fireMyPopup() {
 setOpacity( 0 );
 document.getElementById("styled_popup").style.display = "block";
            $lc_align = '';
            $lc_text = '<div id=\'styled_popup\' name=\''. $listing[$x]['products_id'].'\' style=\'width: 380px; height: 300px; display:none; position: absolute; top: 50px; left: 50px; zoom: 1\'>
<table width=\'380\' cellpadding=\'0\' cellspacing=\'0\' border=\'0\'>
<td><img height=\'23\' width=\'356\' src=\'media/x11_title.gif\'></td>
<td><a href=\'javascript:fadeOutMyPopup();\'><img height=\'23\' width=\'24\' src=\'media/x11_close.gif\' border=\'0\'></a></td>
<tr><td colspan=\'2\' style=\'background: #ffffff; border:1px #000000 solid;\'>
'. $listing[$x]['products_spec'].'
<span onclick="fireMyPopup()">Fire!</span>';

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