Solved

insertCell not working in Firefox

Posted on 2010-09-01
3
622 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
Ok, here is probably a very easy question that I am completely spacing on.  I am trying to create a script that will dynamically create a table with Javascript.

function ins_row(tab) {
	newRow = tab.insertRow(-1);
}

function add_data(tab, val, spn, lnk, bld, clr) {
	if(val !== 0 && isEmpty(val)) {
		val = " ";
	}
	lstRow = tab.rows.length - 1;
	newCell = tab.rows[lstRow].insertCell(-1);
	if(!isNaN(val)) {
		newCell.align = "right";
		val = addCommas(val.toFixed(2));
	} 
	if (lnk && lnk != "") {
		val = "<a href=" + lnk +" class=" + clr +">" + val + "</a>";
	}
	if (bld) {
		val = "<b>" + val + "</b>";
	}
	if (clr && clr != "") {
		newCell.style.color = clr;
	}
	newCell.innerHTML = val;
	if (spn > 1) {
		newCell.colSpan = spn;
	}
}

Open in new window


When I call the functions, I either errors in Firefox (IE execs the code just fine)

I have a table call out:
<table width=850 id=tabl name=tabl cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 class=proc></table>

Open in new window


and the function calls:
<script>
ins_row(tabl);
add_data(tabl, 'text', 10, '', true, 'blue');
</script>

Open in new window


I have tried both leaving tabl unquoted, which gives me tabl undefined errors, and quoted, which give me tab.rows undefined.

Please help
0
Comment
Question by:srfreemaninc
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 75

Accepted Solution

by:
Michel Plungjan earned 500 total points
ID: 33580643
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:srfreemaninc
ID: 33581220
I added the getElementById line to reference the table, and it worked.
0
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 33583752
yes, sorry I was too busy to dig out the actual solution and apply it.
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

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

JavaScript can be used in a browser to change parts of a webpage dynamically. It begins with the following pattern: If condition W is true, do thing X to target Y after event Z. Below are some tips and tricks to help you get started with JavaScript …
SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer” and an SSL certificate is a critical component to keeping your website safe, secured, and compliant. Any ecommerce website must have an SSL certificate to ensure the safe handling of sensitive information like…
Google currently has a new report that is in beta and coming soon to Webmaster Tool accounts. This Micro Tutorial will highlight new features for Google Webmaster Tools.
Shows how to create a shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Chrome browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch the Search Engine Menu: In chrome, via you…

832 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