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formating a cell colour depending on the value?

Posted on 2012-03-28
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is it possible to format the color of  a cell in a table depending on the input value in the cell? Can someone let me know how this can be done? Thank you.

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by:gurvinder372
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var allCells = document.getElementsByTagName("td");

for ( var counter = 0; counter < allCells.length; counter++)
{
   var cell  = allCells[ counter ];
   if ( cell.innerHTML == "" )//put whatever value you want to check
   {
          cell.style.color = "red";
   }
}
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sonawanekiran earned 150 total points
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by:Ray Paseur
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Please post an example of the table and show us what cells should be colored, Thanks.
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by:YZlat
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check this out

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7986581/jquery-change-table-cell-text-color-based-on-text

as long as each cell you want to be able to modify is of class "status", you could put this code inside documjent ready function

$(document).ready(function(){  
  $('.status:contains("Paid")').css('color', 'red'); 
});
 

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by:aej1973
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Thank you for the help.
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