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Ok I want to create an array of photos that are in a specific directory of the web server is their a way to get the list of files and store it into an array? thanks

i tried

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  1. var pictureID;
  2.  
  3. document.onload
  4. {
  5.  
  6.     pictureID = 0;
  7.     var pictures = new Array("balls.jpg", "kids.jpg", "kids2.jpg" )
  8.     document.write("hi");
  9.     document[thispicture].src = "test";
  10.         document.write("hi");
  11.  
  12. }
but it wouldnt allow me to change the src of the thispicture img tag
May 3 '09 #1
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For your original query, the answer is: not with JavaScript. Use your server-side language, e.g. PHP, ASP, etc.

In your code, change line 3 to
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  1. window.onload = function()
Is thispicture a variable? If not, and the name of the image is thispicture, you can use
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  1. document.images["thispicture"].src = ...
You also need to use a valid image file name/path.
May 3 '09 #2

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