Solved

Jquery in an attribute?

Posted on 2011-09-16
4
179 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Why doesnt this work?

txtTimeBox1.Attributes.Add("onload", "$('" + txtTimeBox1.ID + "').text('Hi')");

I dont necessarily need for the textbox to say hi.  What Im trying to do is add jquery dynamically to a server control

Thanks Experts!
0
Comment
Question by:jdn717
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:gurvinder372
ID: 36547742
try this

txtTimeBox1.onload = function(){
  this.val( "Hi" );
};

But i don't think that a input box can have onload event, so also try

document.ready(function(){
   $("textbox1Id").val("Hi");
});

also you can simple have the value in the textbox
<input type="text" value="Hi">
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:sonawanekiran
ID: 36548005
When using ID selector you need # for selector
 
Try this

txtTimeBox1.Attributes.Add("onload", "$('#" + txtTimeBox1.ID + "').text('Hi')");
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
sonawanekiran earned 499 total points
ID: 36548018
OR

txtTimeBox1.Attributes.Add("onload", "$('#" + txtTimeBox1.ClientID + "').text('Hi')");
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jdn717
ID: 36562013
The answer was correct, not necessrly what i was lookng for.  Mainly because of my failure to describe it better
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

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

In Part 1 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/JavaScript/A_7849-Hex-Maze.html) we covered the hexagonal maze basics -- how the cells are represented in a JavaScript array and how the maze is displayed.  In this part, we'…
This article demonstrates how to create a simple responsive confirmation dialog with Ok and Cancel buttons using HTML, CSS, jQuery and Promises
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

734 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