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Why does this $.ajax work and not the other?

Posted on 2011-02-19
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Why does this code not work

$.ajax({
			type:"POST",
			url:'/aaMain/reports.php',
			data:{repType: myObj.attr('href').split('#')[1]
		},
			dataType:'json',
		success:function(responseText){
		// handle response
		$('#RepPage').html(responseText, function(){
		$('#RepPage').show();
		});
	}
});

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BUT this code works?

var rt = $.ajax(
		{type:"POST",
		url:'/aaMain/reports.php',
		data:{repType: myObj.attr('href').split('#')[1]},
		dataType:'json',"async":false}).responseText;
		$('#RepPage').html(rt);
	        $('#RepPage').show();

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Question by:gbeaulac
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by:Sudaraka Wijesinghe
ID: 34935908
In the first, add a hook to the error function and see if you are getting any errors.
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LAMASE earned 250 total points
ID: 34936594
Try with

async:false

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without quotes


var rt = $.ajax(
		{type:"POST",
		url:'/aaMain/reports.php',
		data:{repType: myObj.attr('href').split('#')[1]},
		dataType:'json',async:false}).responseText;

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by:leakim971
leakim971 earned 250 total points
ID: 34936985
http://javascript.about.com/od/ajax/a/ajaxasyn.htm

the first one don't wait for the data and execture the lines of code below your ajax call (line 14 and so on...)
the second wait for the data before executing the lines of code below your ajax call  (line 6,7, and so on...)

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by:LAMASE
ID: 34937450
Sorry for my previous post, i didn't understand wich one was not working:

in jQuery documentation i can't see any second parameter for html()

$('#RepPage').html(responseText, function(){
    $('#RepPage').show();
});

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so probably this will work

$('#RepPage').html(responseText);
$('#RepPage').show();

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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 34937675
"async":false
is correcter than
async:false

and I am sure you can do

$('#RepPage').html(responseText).show();
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by:gbeaulac
ID: 34937947
Thank you all.
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