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Why is my onclick event on row <tr> throws "is not defined exception in HTML5/jquery?

Posted on 2013-06-15
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Hi:

I'm trying to get the onclick event working in a <tr>

I create <tr>s and add the to my table in javascript.

function LoadTheCodeOnDemand(){

    function ClickGeneratedOrderRow(orderRow){
        alert("Clicked on Row");
    }; 

    function AddARow(){

       tableRow = $('<tr onclick="ClickGeneratedOrderRow(this);"/>');
       // Add a bunch of <td>s to the row
       
       $('#GeneratedOrdersTable > tbody').append(tableRow);

    };

};

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When I click on the row at runtime, I get the following error.
(function() {with (this[2]) {with (this[1]) {with (this[0]) {return function(event) {ClickGeneratedOrderRow(this);

Uncaught Reference Error: ClickGeneratedOrderRow is not defined.

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Both of the above functions are defined with the same JS file, so scope should not be an issue (I think).

Any ideas would be helpful here. I think I need to pass the "this" so that I'll be able to tell which row was actually clicked. I can then get the required data from the row.

Any advice/thoughts on this?
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Question by:jxbma
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sedgwick earned 500 total points
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that is because u declared ClickGeneratedOrderRow inside LoadTheCodeOnDemand.
try declare it outside this scope, something like:
 
   function ClickGeneratedOrderRow(orderRow){
        alert("Clicked on Row");
    }

function LoadTheCodeOnDemand(){

    function AddARow(){

       tableRow = $('<tr onclick="ClickGeneratedOrderRow(this);"/>');
       // Add a bunch of <td>s to the row
       
       $('#GeneratedOrdersTable > tbody').append(tableRow);

    };

};

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btw, why do u declare AddARow() inside LoadTheCodeOnDemand()?
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by:leakim971
ID: 39251175
Should work too :
function LoadTheCodeOnDemand(){

    function AddARow(){

       tableRow = $('<tr onclick="ClickGeneratedOrderRow(this);"/>')
       // Add a bunch of <td>s to the row
       
       tableRow.appendTo('#GeneratedOrdersTable > tbody').click(function() {
               alert("Clicked on Row");
       });

    };

};

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by:Sar1973
ID: 39251183
Segdwick should have set the point: each function must be declared separately inside the script definition.
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by:jxbma
ID: 39251610
We are integrated with Spring. Declaring functions within a DemandLoadPage() function allows me to package functions in a separate JS file which then get loaded only when the requested page is loaded into the browser.

 (I didn't design the overall architecture here, so I'm not in a position to change it either).

JB
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by:jxbma
ID: 39251683
This works.
I created an Object outside of the scope of the demand load function.
I assigned the function as "a method" on that object.
I then was able to call it via "ScopeObject.ClickGeneratedOrderRow(this)".

All is well,

Thanks,
JB
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