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Need to refresh/reload a div after form submission

Posted on 2012-04-12
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Hi,

I thought this was a extremely simple question, but ik can't find the answer...
After my php form is submitted, it echoes: "form submitted"

When this message shows, i would a specific div to de reloaded / refreshed. because it contains a picture that could be renewed by the form.

How can i make this specific div refresh?

Thanks
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Question by:peps03
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>After my php form is submitted, it echoes: "form submitted"

what about :

After my php form is submitted, it echoes: "form submitted<div style='display:none'><img src='images/'" . $img_fullpath . "' /></div>"

echo "form submitted<div id='myimage' style='display:none'><img src='images/'" . $img_fullpath . "' /></div>";

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to show it :

to refresh your div :

document.getElementById("your_div_ID").innerHTML = document.getElementById("myimage").innerHTML;

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by:Proculopsis
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You need to use an ajax post, as in this jsfiddle.

    $.ajax({
        url: "/echo/html/",
        data: data,
        type: "POST",
        success: success
    });



function success(response) {
    $("#result").text("Form returned: " + response);
}

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by:Bardobrave
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Strange... how do you submit your form without losing focus on the page? Do you use an AJAX call to make the submission and load the message when it's returned?

What's the content on the div and how do you load it on the normal flow of the page?
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by:X-treem
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if you are using (i)frames you can echo a javascript to change the source of a picture instead of just "form submitted"
if using ajax, you can do this as well, but you need to parse the result (to execute the javascript)
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by:peps03
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Works great leakim971!!!
Thanks again!
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