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trigger click not working on table row

    var leadTable = $("#leads-table").find('tr').each(function(){});
    leadTable.on('click', getLeadTimeline);

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So in this line of code im searching for tr within a table than on a click on one of these tr it goes to a function,  But im also trying to trigger that click for testing purposes, hinse the first line is the trigger using the id of one of the tr to try and trigger a click on that row, however it isnt working and im clueless to why.

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Alex Lord

8/22/2022 - Mon
Chinmay Patel

Hi Alex,

Please post the relevant HTML as well. Also did you check if you are getting any errors? depending upon the browser you are using press CTRL+SHIFT+I OR F12 to check the console and see if there are any errors being listed.

Also if you are comfortable spending some extra minutes, create your scenario on https://jsfiddle.net so that it can be quickly accessed by experts.

Alex Lord

<table id="leads-table" class="table">
                            <thead class="">
                                <th id="hdr_ENG_DATE" style="">Date</th>
                                <th d="hdr_CHANNEL_TYPE" style="">Channel</th>
                                <th d="hdr_STATUS" style="">Status</th>
                                                              <tr id="396819" class="396819" name="96544">
                                    <td> Feb 09, 2018</td>
                                    <td> Pipeline List import</td>
                                    <td> Closed</td>
                                                              <tr id="104706" class="104706" name="33010">
                                    <td> Aug 06, 2015</td>
                                    <td> Email</td>
                                    <td> Deleted</td>
                                                              <tr id="89295" class="89295" name="34564">
                                    <td> Apr 02, 2015</td>
                                    <td> Email</td>
                                    <td> Closed</td>
                                                              <tr id="22625" class="22625" name="18323">
                                    <td> Nov 12, 2013</td>
                                    <td> Short URL</td>
                                    <td> Won</td>

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no errors,
Chinmay Patel

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Chris Stanyon

You need to bind the click event to the trs:

$("#leads-table tr").click(function() { ... });
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Chris Stanyon

Something I forgot to mention - you'll need to do the binding BEFORE you trigger the click:

$("#leads-table tr").click( getLeadTimeline ); 

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Alex Lord


both answer solved it.