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i need to make a variable that can set the width of a div

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i need to make a variable that can set the width of a div


should change the objects width
is there a function that can do this??
May 10 '08 #1
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You can't do it this way.

Once you write var width =, you are storing the width of the object in a variable. Then you write width=100. This won't set the width of the element as you expect, but will change the value of the variable only.

The only short-form thing you can have is
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  1. var obj = document.getElementById('div_Id'); //create object referance
  2. = '100px'; //assign width
May 11 '08 #2

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