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Javascript loop count of form object

Posted on 2014-01-16
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Hi,

I have some code like this:
<FORM NAME="invoices">
<INPUT TYPE="TEXT" NAME="InvoiceQuantity[]">
<INPUT TYPE="BUTTON" onclick="calc();">

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What I need is the Javascript code that will sum the contents (which will always be numeric) of all the InvoiceQuantity fields and display this total in a message box.

Many thanks
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Question by:kbit
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Luis Pérez earned 500 total points
ID: 39785239
Try this:

var elements = document.getElementsByName("InvoiceQuantity");
var total = 0;
for(var k = 0; k < elements.length; k++) {
    total += Number(elements[k].value);
}
alert(total);

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Hope that helps.
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by:MacroShadow
ID: 39785248
Maybe something like this:

    function calculateSum() {
 
        var sum = 0;
        //iterate through each textboxes and add the values
        $(".txt").each(function() {
 
            //add only if the value is number
            if(!isNaN(this.value) && this.value.length!=0) {
                sum += parseFloat(this.value);
            }
 
        });

         var myMsgBox=new ActiveXObject("wscript.shell")
         myMsgBox.Popup (sum)

    }

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by:kbit
ID: 39785261
Thanks very much Luis, this adapted version worked perfectly:

var elements = document.getElementsByName("InvoiceQuantity[]");
var total = 0;
for(var k = 0; k < elements.length; k++) {
    total += Number(elements[k].value);
}
alert(total);

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