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For the project I'm working on, I need to dynamically call one of several functions (which are dynamically named by asp.net). How do I call a function when I have the function name in a string? A case statement is not an option, because the function names are dynamic.
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  1. function function1() {
  2.    ...
  3. }
  4. function function2() {
  5.     ...
  6. }
  7. var functionName = 'function1'
  8.  
...what next?

How do I execute the function whose name is stored in functionName?

Thanks
Sep 24 '09 #1
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gits
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when the functions are declared in the window-scope then you might use:

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  1. window['yourFunctionName']();
to call the function.

kind regards
Sep 25 '09 #2
ataxia1
5 New Member
Thanks. I figured there was a pretty easy way to do it.
Sep 25 '09 #3
gits
5,390 Recognized Expert Moderator Expert
no problem ... in case you would have more questions just post back to the forum ...

kind regards
Sep 25 '09 #4

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