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Posted on 2010-08-31
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Hi Experts,

I made this simple Jquery to toggle table rows with a button:

	$("a#test-button").click(function(){
		$("tr.hidden").toggle();
	});

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My HTML looks something like this:

<table>
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
</table>
<a id="test-button">Expand/collapse</a>

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The code works like a charm, except that when the table is collapsed the last row of the table doesn't show a bottom border in Internet Explorer. No problems in Chrome or Firefox...

Any suggestions?
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Question by:Dennie
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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33564836
What happens if you add tbody and what does the CSS look like for the table, rows and cells?
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Author Comment

by:Dennie
ID: 33564892
No difference with the tbody tag. By the way I just found out it is only an IE7 problem.

Here's the relevant CSS:
[code]
table.reuters-table th {
      font-size: 9px;
      background:url("../images/th-table.jpg") repeat-x 0 0;
      border: 1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
      font-weight:bold;
      letter-spacing:1px;
      padding:3px 3px 3px 12px;
      text-align:left;
      text-transform:uppercase;
}
table.reuters-table td:first-child {
      border-left:1px solid #CCCCCC;
}
table.reuters-table td {
      padding:0 3px 0 3px;
      background:none repeat scroll 0 0 #FFFFFF;
      border-bottom:1px solid #CCCCCC;
      border-right:1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
}
[/code]
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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33564962
EE has a CODE field

Where is the HIDDEN class?
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Author Comment

by:Dennie
ID: 33564982
I have no specific CSS for the hidden class. Only some jquery to hide the hidden rows at document load.
The table.reuters-table td CSS also applies for the hidden class


$(document).ready(function(){
	$("tr.hidden").hide(); 
});

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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33565023
Thanks.

I do not see anything that should make this happen. I will look for some IE7 specific behaviour such as unhappiness with having borders on the table AND the TD
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by:Dennie
ID: 33565608
damn I still can't find it. Any ideas?
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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33574638
Sorry - I do not even have IE7 to see it happen
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Author Comment

by:Dennie
ID: 33574666
IE8 compatibility mode...?
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33574677
Ah - I forgot my code at home
Do you have a stand-alone version of the issue somewhere?
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by:Dennie
ID: 33574759
No, the code & CSS in the first posts should be sufficient
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33574974
Yes, it is, but now I have to put it back together again to test it

<html>
  <head>
  <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE7" />
  <title></title>
<style type="text/css">

table.reuters-table th {
      font-size: 9px;
      background:url("../images/th-table.jpg") repeat-x 0 0;
      border: 1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
      font-weight:bold;
      letter-spacing:1px;
      padding:3px 3px 3px 12px;
      text-align:left;
      text-transform:uppercase;
}
table.reuters-table td:first-child {
      border-left:1px solid #CCCCCC;
}
table.reuters-table td {
      padding:0 3px 0 3px;
      background:none repeat scroll 0 0 #FFFFFF;
      border-bottom:1px solid #CCCCCC;
      border-right:1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
}
</style>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function(){
	$("tr.hidden").hide(); 

  $("a#test-button").click(function(){
		$("tr.hidden").toggle();
	});

});

</script>  
  </head>
  <body>
<table class="reuters-table">
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
</table>
<a id="test-button">Expand/collapse</a>
  </body>
</html>

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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33575024
Nope. I cannot see the issue in the code I posted
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Author Comment

by:Dennie
ID: 33575073
PLease try this code
<html>
  <head>
  <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE7" />
  <title></title>
<style type="text/css">
table {border-collapse: collapse;}
table.reuters-table th {
      font-size: 9px;
      background:url("../images/th-table.jpg") repeat-x 0 0;
      border: 1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
      font-weight:bold;
      letter-spacing:1px;
      padding:3px 3px 3px 12px;
      text-align:left;
      text-transform:uppercase;
}
table.reuters-table td:first-child {
      border-left:1px solid #CCCCCC;
}
table.reuters-table td {
      padding:0 3px 0 3px;
      background:none repeat scroll 0 0 #FFFFFF;
      border:1px solid #CCCCCC;
      color:#4F6B72;
}
</style>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function(){
	$("tr.hidden").hide(); 

  $("a#test-button").click(function(){
		$("tr.hidden").toggle();
	});

});

</script>  
  </head>
  <body>
<table class="reuters-table">
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr>
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
<tr class="hidden">
   <td>data</td>
   <td>data</td>
</tr>
</table>
<a id="test-button">Expand/collapse</a>
  </body>
</html>

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Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33575150
If you remove that
table {border-collapse: collapse;}
it works

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Author Comment

by:Dennie
ID: 33575177
But I need the border-collapse...
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33575186
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Michel Plungjan earned 1500 total points
ID: 33575710
Above thread not interesting for this issue.

Can you try

<!--[if !IE 7]>
table {border-collapse: collapse;}
<![endif]-->


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by:Dennie
ID: 33797152
Not what I was looking for. But some points for your help. Thanks!
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