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Change 'cell color' on dynamically added table cells

P: 25
Hi all
On my web page I have a 3 column table.
The first cell changes background color when mouseover event occurs.
Something like this :
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  1. <TR><TD onMouseOver="this.bgColor='#00CC00'"
  2. onMouseOut="this.bgColor='#F0FFF0'" >name</TD>
  3. <TD>number</TD>
  4. <TD>address</TD><TR>
This works fine.
Problem starts when I add more rows dynamically to the table using:
insertRow and insertCell
I can't get the added cells to change their color too.
I tried it like this:
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  1. row.cells[0].onmouseover="this.bgcolor='red'";
Doesn't work.

Can anybody help ?
Thanks in advance
Jan 8 '09 #1
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P: 213
That piece of code is wrong, onmouseover expects a function, not a string. The correct way to do that would be:

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  1. row.cells[0].onmouseover = function() {
  2. = 'red';
  3. }
Jan 8 '09 #2

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