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TD background coloring

Isaac asked
Last Modified: 2012-04-20
When I use the following code to set the background column based on a status, it works perfectly but it hides the "List Tools" tab on the ribbon, which prevents me from getting to the different settings for the list.

Any ideas why that's happening?


<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> 
  var x = document.getElementsByTagName("TD") // find all of the TDs 
  var i=0; 
  for (i=0;i<x.length;i++) 

    if (x[i].className=="ms-vb2") //find the TDs styled for lists 
     if (x[i].innerHTML=="CLOSED") //find the data to use to determine the color 
    x[i].style.backgroundColor='darkblue'; // set the background color 
    x[i].style.color='white'; //set the font color 
          //repeat the above for each data value 

      if (x[i].innerHTML=="OPEN") //find the data to use to determine the color 
    x[i].style.backgroundColor='darkgreen'; // set the background color 
    x[i].style.color='white'; //set the font color 


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