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How to change content of HTML DOM elements on jsp page from external javascript file ?

Posted on 2015-02-21
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I have this jsp

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript" src="abc.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<div id=container></div>
</body>
</html>

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contents of abc.js
document.getElementById("container").innerHTML="Some TEXt";

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I want to set some text in <div> from external javascript file.
What mistake I am doing ?
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Question by:Pradip Shenolkar
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Jeffrey Dake earned 500 total points
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Your script is included at the top of your file and firing right away. At that point the container div is not rendered. You could move your JavaScript file farther down in the Dom, or change it to be wrapped in a window on load event and have your script fired on that event.
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Thank you
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