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External HTML page not rendering  dynamically using JQuery

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The product
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Please see attch snapshot for more understanding.
So I have two rows of hyperlinked tabs that I have stolen from the web. Each row has 10 tabs. The idea here is to replicate the functionality of an excel spreadsheet. When user clicks on a tab, I have a snippet of code that uses JQuery to dynamically render an external HTML code in a DIV tag. (See snippet of code for more understanding).

The problem
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The first row of tabs are functioning correctly. Appropriate HTML files are being rendered when an appropriate tab is clicked. But when the user clicks on any of the tabs in the second row, the rendering is not happening.
In other words, when user clicks on Policy Eligibility tab, the page is rendering just fine. And so are any of the pages in that row. But when user clicks on any of the tabs in the second row ...e.g. CPL1B1, the page is not rendered. Please note that all of the second row tabs are created under a separate <UL> tag. Does this make any difference?
 
TPPFormsDataEntrySystem-v1.html
PolicyInfo.js
TabPolicyInfo.html
Picture of how the product looks
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by:gurvinder372
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Can you put an alert in LoadInsInfo(); method to check if it reaches there?

Also let me know if this happens when you have already clicked on first row already, and then click on second row?

Can you check in your debugger, if the file is requested and responded by the server when you click on the second row?
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Yes it does reach any of that function LoadInsInfo() as long as I comment out the below chunk of code:

<div id='PolInfoDiv'></div>                
<div id='InsInfoDiv'></div>                
<div id='DriverInfoDiv'></div>
<div id='PriorCarrierDiv'></div>
<div id='LossHistoryDiv'></div>                
<div id='LocationInfo1Div'></div>                
<div id='LocationInfo2Div'></div>                
<div id='LocationInfo3Div'></div>                
<div id='LocationInfo4Div'></div>                
<div id='LocationInfo5Div'></div>
 which is basically representing the HTMLs for the first row tabs. So in an essense, I can only reach the functions (and therefore render those HTMLs) one row at a time. How can overcome this?
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How do I check in the debugger?? Did you mean Windows Event Log?
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<<Yes it does reach any of that function LoadInsInfo() as long as I comment out the below chunk of code:>>
what does this mean?
My question was, given the code you have, when you click on second row link, with the alert in that javascript method, are you able to get the alert or not?
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"My question was, given the code you have, when you click on second row link, with the alert in that javascript method, are you able to get the alert or not?"

Yes. I was able to get the alert...inside the javascript method.

"My question was, given the code you have, when you click on second row link, with the alert in that javascript method, are you able to get the alert or not?"

It means, if you look at the code in the TPPFormsDataEntrySystem.html, it has a DIV within which there are about 10 divs. Each <div> acts like a pointer to tell which form field to print where.

I know this could be confusing. So please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

Balaji
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bump!
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@DoofuS: Apologies for the delayed replies.
would appreciate very specific answers to the questions.
Let me repeat and rephrase
1) when you click in the first row 'Office Eligibility', you invoke LoadInsInfo() method which loads TabInsInfo.html into that div with id 'InsInfoDiv'.
I asked you to put an alert in this method to make it
function LoadInsInfo() {
       alert("inside LoadInsInfo");
      jQuery("#InsInfoDiv").load("TabInsInfo.html");
}
Now when you click on 'Insured Info' in the second row, if you have clicked on first row's 'Office Eligibility' already, what happens (output as well as any errors on IE status bar)? do you see the alert?
And if you haven't yet clicked on first row's 'Office Eligibility' already, and you click on 'Insured Info' in the second row, what happens (output as well as any errors on IE status bar)? do you see the alert?

2) can you try this as well?

function LoadInsInfo() {
       alert("inside LoadInsInfo");
       document.getElementById("InsInfoDiv").innerHTML = ""; \\to reset the div
      jQuery("#InsInfoDiv").load("TabInsInfo.html");
}


Please let me know the results.

If this doesn't help, i can make a mock up of the specific requirement that you have in hand (in this question's context only)
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Sorry for accepting your answer late...got caught up. Thanks
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