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jquery if / else condition not working properly

Posted on 2011-09-26
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I am unable to wrap my head around this, because from what i can tell, this should be working... It is possible that my syntax is incorrect, but the same syntax is working properly on other areas of the page that call this same js function:

            $(":submit[value='add']").click(function (e) {
                e.preventDefault();
                var $r = $(this).closest("td").prev("td").find("span").text();
                var $h = $(this).closest("tr").find("input:hidden:eq(0)").val();
                var $t = $(this).closest("td").next("td").find(":text");

                if ($r <= $h) {
                    $t.val($r);
                    $(this).closest("tr").prevAll("tr[class^='headerrow']:first").find("td").css("background-color", "#F5F500");
                    $(this).closest("tr").prevAll("tr[class^='headerrow']:first").find("td").css("color", "#333");
                }
                if ($r > $h) {
                    $t.val($h);
                    $(this).closest("tr").prevAll("tr[class^='headerrow']:first").find("td").css("background-color", "#555");
                    $(this).closest("tr").prevAll("tr[class^='headerrow']:first").find("td").css("color", "#CCC");
                }

            })

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is my syntax incorrect?

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Question by:jsvb1977
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by:Big Monty
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what if you try changing it to:

if ($r.val() <= $h.val() ) {
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jagssidurala earned 500 total points
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Its doing string comparison.

If we consider strings 112 is less than 13........

so you have to use parseInt method

if (parseInt($r) <= parseInt($h))
{


}
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by:leakim971
ID: 36601126
try to use parseInt

if (parseInt($r) <= parseInt($h)) {
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