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document.querySelector - how to add and remove an element

Posted on 2014-11-08
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Hi..

I can add an element using the following

              var rect = document.createElement('div');

              var el = document.querySelector('.results').appendChild(rect);


How can I then remove it ?
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el.parentNode.removeChild(el);
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How do I check if it exists and then remove it.
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leakim971 earned 500 total points
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if you create it, it should exist

else :

if(el) el.parentNode.removeChild(el);
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by:JElster
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How can I check the document, before I add it so I don't add it again.
This code will be in a click event
thx
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