Solved

Show DIV when form is submitted

Posted on 2014-04-07
6
366 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-08
Hello,

I would like to get a DIV to come up when a user clicks the form submit button (SEARCH) on this page.  

I have tried, using this code, but it doesn't seem to work (the page works normally but no DIV pops up):

<input name="searchlocationsrentals" id="searchlocationsrentals" type="submit" class="bindexbuyrent-long" value="SEARCH NOW" align="top" onmouseover="this.style.cursor='pointer'" onclick="document.getElementById('holdpage').style.visibility='block'"/>

Open in new window


Help appreciated!  Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:Nico2011
6 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:duncanb7
Comment Utility
try this
onclick="document.getElementById('holdpage').style.visibility='visible'"

http://www.w3schools.com/cssref/pr_class_visibility.asp

if still no okay, try zIndex to set the div on most top of body page

onclick="javascript:document.getElementById('holdpage').style.visibility='visible';      
document.getElementById('holdpage').style.zIndex=999;"

If still in issue, go to chrome browser options-->tools-->developer tools-console
to see and fix all javascript syntax error  and send us those error

Hope understand your question completely, if not, please pt it out

Duncan
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Kim Walker earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
This will not prevent the form from submitting. Do you have an onsubmit event listener on the form element to prevent this? If so, you may be looking for (display instead of visibility):
<input name="searchlocationsrentals" id="searchlocationsrentals" type="submit" 
	class="bindexbuyrent-long" value="SEARCH NOW" align="top" 
	onmouseover="this.style.cursor='pointer'" 
	onclick="document.getElementById('holdpage').style.display='block'"/>

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
Comment Utility
The code works stand alone as you can see by the sample http://jsbin.com/kupugivo/1/edit?html,output

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <script>
    function showHide(divId){
    var theDiv = document.getElementById(divId);
    if(theDiv.style.display=="none"){
        theDiv.style.display="";
    }else{
        theDiv.style.display="none";
    }    
}

    </script>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JS Bin</title>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="hidethis" style="display:none">Now you see me</div>
  <button onclick="showHide('hidethis');">Click me</button>
</body>
</html>

Open in new window


I see you have this code
<script type="text/javascript" src="deps/hideshow.js"></script>

Open in new window

and
script type="text/javascript">//<![CDATA[
			      Calendar.setup({
				  inputField : "f_date1",
		          trigger    : "f_btn1",
//		          onSelect   : function() { this.hide(); document.forms['form1'].submit() },
		          onSelect   : function() { this.hide()},				  		          //showTime   : 12,
				  min: 20140407,
				  max: 20150707,
				  fdow: 6,
		          dateFormat : "%d-%b-%Y"
			      });
				  //]]></script

Open in new window


Could one of these be interfering?   I also can see an error pop up in the console when you click the search button.
0
Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:duncanb7
Comment Utility
You can see the difference between display and visibility from the link

http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_display_visibility.asp

and select which one from display or visibility   css style you want

Duncan
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Kim Walker
Comment Utility
Duh. I didn't notice you had a link to your page. The absence of any value in the action attribute of the form element causes the page to refresh when the submit button is activated. This would cause the element with ID of "holdpage" to return to its default display or visibility. HOWEVER, I can't find an element with ID of "holdpage". Am I missing something?
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Nico2011
Comment Utility
thanks - this worked
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Use these top 10 tips to master the art of email signature design. Create an email signature design that will easily wow recipients, promote your brand and highlight your professionalism.
This article explains how to prepare an HTML email signature template file containing dynamic placeholders for users' Azure AD data. Furthermore, it explains how to use this file to remotely set up a department-wide email signature policy in Office …
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to style rounded corners for elements in CSS using the border-radius property Begin with a normal styled element such as a div: To style all four corners of the div to be the same degree of roundness, use the …
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now