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Modify a table in a parent window froma child

I'm having problems changing a table from a child window.

What works (but I really want to add more complex objects to teh cells
not just plain text)

var myTable = self.opener.doc ument.getElemen tById("MY_TABLE ");

var row = myTable.insertR ow();
var cell = row.insertCell( );
cell.innerText = "New value";

I've tried the two below methods but they both fail.

var myTable = self.opener.doc ument.getElemen tById("MY_TABLE ");
var row = myTable.insertR ow();
var cell = row.insertCell( );
cell.appendChil d(self.opener.d ocument.createT extNode("New Value")); <--
Gives me an error of "Invalid arguement"

I've also tried

cell.appendChil d(document.crea teTextNode("New Value")); <-- Gives an
error of "No such interface supported"

Any ideas?
Thanks
Eric

Feb 2 '06 #1
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Wescotte wrote:
I'm having problems changing a table from a child window.
[...]


HTMLTableRowEle ment object should/must be appended as children of
HTMLTableSectio nElement objects, and the element objects have to be
created in the same DOM context they should be appended to.

`(window.)self' is as proprietary as `window' is and refers to the
same object.
HTH

PointedEars
Feb 2 '06 #2

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