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Deep clone of a HTML Table

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Hi,

See the ASP.NET page below:

<%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.vb" Inherits="TBOrder._Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript" ></script>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <table id="SourceTable" runat="server" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 300px; height: 90px;">
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="vertical-align: middle; width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff; text-align: center">
                    Source Table
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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How can I do a deep clone of the HTML Table "SourceTable" in VB.NET? My intention is duplicate it.

Thanks in advance, Camarate
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Question by:Marcelo Camarate
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by:jagssidurala
ID: 36895396

Dim str as StringBuilder = "<table id=""SourceTable"" runat=""server"" border=""0"" cellpadding=""0"" cellspacing=""0"" style=""width: 300px; height: 90px;"">"

For i = 0 To 2
      str.Append(" <tr>")
      str.Append("<td style=""width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff""></td>")
      str.Append("<td style=""width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff""></td>")
      str.Append("<td style=""width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff""></td>")
      str.Append(" </tr>")
Next

str.Append(" </table>")
divMain.InnerHtml = str.Tostring()
         
             
place a divMain in your aspx
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by:Huseyin KAHRAMAN
ID: 36895630
whats the purpose of this cloning?
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Huseyin KAHRAMAN earned 250 total points
ID: 36895637
maybe you should just use jQuery :)

here is a sample
<html>
<head>
			<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript" ></script>

<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
	var tbl = $("#SourceTable");
	var tblCount = $("#myTables table").length;
	alert(tblCount);
});
function addTable(){
	var tbl = $("#SourceTable");
	var tblCount = $("#myTables table").length;
	var newTbl = tbl.clone();
	newTbl.id = "SourceTable"+tblCount;
	newTbl.appendTo("#myTables");
}
</script>
</head>

<div id=myTables>
        <table id="SourceTable" runat="server" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 300px; height: 90px;">
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="vertical-align: middle; width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff; text-align: center">
                    Source Table
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: #ccffff">
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
</div>

<button onClick="addTable()">add</button>
<body>
</body>
</html>

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by:Huseyin KAHRAMAN
ID: 36895644
or maybe you cfreate a new literalControl with html = SourceTable.InnerHtml and add that one to divs control collection (give an id to div and add runat=server)

<div id=myTables runat=server>
  <table id="SourceTable" runat="server"..>...</table>
</div>

myTables.controls.add (new LiteralContrrol(SourceTable.innerHTML));

may have some syntax issues, not tested...
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by:Marcelo Camarate
ID: 36896371
Hi HainKurt,

Thanks for you reply.

Although not exactly what I wanted (to do this in a VB.NET code), your solution is very simple and smart. I will use it to get my target.

In relation to my purpose of this cloning is change, depending on certain conditions, the presentation order of HTML objects on the page. To illustrate, see the code below.

<%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.vb" Inherits="TBOrder._Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
    
    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js" type="text/javascript" ></script>
    
    <script type ="text/javascript">
        
        function BlueFirstFunction()
        {
	        var tbl = $("#RedTable");
	        var tblCount = $("#myTables table").length;
	        var newTbl = tbl.clone();
	        tbl.remove();
	        newTbl.id = "RedTable";
	        newTbl.appendTo("#myTables");
	        
	        return false;
        }
        
        function RedFirstFunction()
        {
	        var tbl = $("#BlueTable");
	        var tblCount = $("#myTables table").length;
	        var newTbl = tbl.clone();
	        tbl.remove();
	        newTbl.id = "BlueTable";
	        newTbl.appendTo("#myTables");
	        
	        return false;
        }
        
    </script>
    
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
    <div id="myTables">
        <table id="BlueTable" runat="server" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 300px; height: 90px;">
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
                <td style="vertical-align: middle; width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: blue; text-align: center; color: #ffffff; font-weight: bold;">
                    BLUE TABLE</td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: blue">
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
        <table id="RedTable" runat="server" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 300px; height: 90px;">
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
                <td style="vertical-align: middle; width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: red; text-align: center; font-weight: bold; color: #ffffff;">
                    RED TABLE</td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 120px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100px; height: 30px; background-color: red">
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
        </div>
        <br />
        <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" Text="Blue First" OnClientClick="return BlueFirstFunction();" Width="110px" />
        &nbsp;
        <asp:Button ID="Button2" runat="server" Text="Red First" OnClientClick="return RedFirstFunction();" Width="110px" />
    
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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