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jquery replaceWith problem

Posted on 2010-11-10
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hi there,

(i am using jquery-1.3.2.min.jas
i am also using microsoft mvc )

I have one input text box - when i add a integer value to it - that value is ran against a simple calculation then inserted into a label.

This works fine the first time - but when i update the textbox value - the new calculated value is not inserted into the label - the old calculation remains.

However i have established (via an alert) that the change textbox event is firing - and the updated value is being re-calculated - but the insert is not happening.

here is my code:

 $("input:text").blur(function() {

//do my calculation - then the alert fires with the updated value
alert('my new calculation' + myCalculatedValue);

$("#myDisplayLabel).replaceWith(myCalculatedValue);
//but the value on the screen does not change from the first time the code is run
});

can anyone help?





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try this

$("#myDisplayLabel).val(myCalculatedValue);
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hi,

now nothing gets set!  not even the first time?
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figured it out - its .text(myCalculatedValue)
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my bad - I did not pay attention to the label ..... not input text box. :(
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do you mind if i  ask for this to be closed
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figured it out - its .text(myCalculatedValue)
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i answered my own question
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