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make jquery to wait for .get function

Posted on 2011-09-09
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Hello.

I have this function
function runAjaxCap(mycode) {
	//$("#captchacatcher")
	var xaa='';
	xaa='parser3.php?code='+mycode;	
	jQuery.get(xaa,function(fileContents){jQuery("#captchacatcher").html(fileContents);});

}

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I need to wait until
jQuery.get(xaa,function(fileContents){jQuery("#captchacatcher").html

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has change my div content.

Please HELP.
Thanks
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Question by:radugheorghies
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by:leakim971
ID: 36513815
use $.ajax (or use jQuery.ajaxSetup) to make a synchrone ajax call :

function runAjaxCap(mycode) {
	//$("#captchacatcher")
	var xaa='';
	xaa='parser3.php?code='+mycode;	
	var fileContents = jQuery.ajax({ "url":xaa "async":false }).responseText;
        jQuery("#captchacatcher").html(fileContents); 
}

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more info : http://arshadinfo.wordpress.com/2008/05/25/what-is-the-difference-between-asynchronous-ajax-and-synchronous-request/
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hielo earned 2000 total points
ID: 36513838
try:
function runAjaxCap(mycode) {
//force it to wait for get completion
jQuery.ajaxSetup({async:false});
	//$("#captchacatcher")
	var xaa='';
	xaa='parser3.php?code='+mycode;	
	jQuery.get(xaa,function(fileContents){jQuery("#captchacatcher").html(fileContents);});

//restore default so it won't "break/interfere" with other ajax calls
jQuery.ajaxSetup({async:true});

}

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by:radugheorghies
ID: 36513863
Sorry leakim971

something is wrong here:
var fileContents = jQuery.ajax({ "url":xaa "async":false }).responseText;

thanks for answering.
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Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 36513877
add a comma after xaa

var fileContents = jQuery.ajax({ "url":xaa, "async":false }).responseText;
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Author Closing Comment

by:radugheorghies
ID: 36513883
Thank you.
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