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Passing a JSON object to a javascript function

I am trying to pass a JSON object to a function.  For some reason, it's not working and the javascript errors out.

The Error I get is:
SyntaxError: missing ] after element list
http://localhost/javascript/jquery-1.10.2.min.js
Line 4.

I generate the button using this js code:
menu = "<button id=\"mttrmenubtn_"+rowObj.ticket_num+"\" class=\"small blue\" onmouseover=\"vw_showMTTRMenu("+rowObj+");\"><i class=\"icon-large icon-expand\"></i></button>"; 

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The rowObj is correct and is a JSON object.

When the actual HTML gets generated, it ends up looking like this:
<button id="mttrmenubtn_04CVG" class="small blue" onmouseover="vw_showMTTRMenu([object Object]);">
<i class="icon-large icon-expand"></i></button>

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An of course it errors out on the called function.  
How can I pass a reference to the object through this generated code?

thanks
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mamuscia
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mamuscia
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QPRCommented:
shouldn't there be a comma between object and object within  [ ] ?
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Chris StanyonCommented:
You can't pass the actual object - you need to pass a reference to it, so when you create your HTML, use something like this:

onmouseover=\"vw_showMTTRMenu(rowObj)\"

Now as long as rowObj exists in your page (probably as a global var), it will get passed into the function
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mamusciaAuthor Commented:
Thanks...just using the reference works.
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