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Error in IE when inserting values to empty spans

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When you insert value to an empty span in IE, the browser will not add the needed space between spans.

Example:

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  1. function btnclick()
  2. {
  3. document.getElementById("sp2").innerHTML="KING"
  4. }
  5. </script>
  6. <span id="sp1">Elvis</span>
  7. <span id="sp2"></span>
  8. <span id="sp3">Presley</span>
  9. <input type="button" onclick="btnclick()" />
  10.  


When you push the button, "KING" is inserted in the secong span, like this

Elvis KINGPresley

with no space between KING and Presley

Anyone knows a way around this?
Oct 30 '07 #1
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rrocket
116 100+
The quickest way is probably to just add a space before King for after Elvis... Like "Elvis " or " King".
Oct 30 '07 #2
drhowarddrfine
7,435 Expert 4TB
<span> is used to apply properties to the contents in between. You have no content so nothing happens. <span> cannot create content.
Oct 31 '07 #3
Stale
11
OK, but the main problem is that IE shows the result differently if YOU write "KING" inside the span or if the SCRIPT writes "KING" inside the span.
Nov 1 '07 #4
drhowarddrfine
7,435 Expert 4TB
It depends on when it is inserted between the spans. Is the property assigned and then you insert the text, or vice versa? If after the property is assigned, then that's the problem.
Nov 1 '07 #5
Stale
11
Thanks for your reply.

But: What property?
Nov 2 '07 #6
Stale
11
<span> is used to apply properties to the contents in between. You have no content so nothing happens. <span> cannot create content.
What propery?
How can I set this property?
Nov 15 '07 #7
drhowarddrfine
7,435 Expert 4TB
I meant the id which, I assume, is used to set a CSS property to the span.
Nov 15 '07 #8

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