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  • proper e._setElement syntax?

    Hello,
    I'm having trouble figuring out the proper syntax for e._setElement in a ajax callback. I'm trying to mimic the code template provided in the same callback function, but
    e._setElement doesn't work for me.

    Here's the function, with my code in bold, the sample code in normal font:

    function patientLogin as c (e as p)
    loginID=e.dataSubmitted.LoginID
    password=e.dataSubmitted.password
    dim cnw as sql::Connection
    cnw.open("::name::wms")
    sql=<<%txt%
    SELECT firstTimeLogin,account FROM patient WHERE loginID='%txt%+loginID+<<%txt%
    ' AND password=md5('%txt%+password+"')"
    cnw.execute(sql)
    rs=cnw.ResultSet
    if rs.nextRow() then
    firstTimeLogin=rs.data("firstTimeLogin")

    e._set.ACCOUNT.value=rs.data("account")
    ' the next line does not set the innerHTML of the DIV with an id of PATIENTLOG.V.R1.CONTAINER_1
    ' e._setElement.PATIENTLOG.V.R1.CONTAINER_1.value="<p>here i am</p>"
    ' and neither does this work:
    ' e._setElement.CONTAINER_1.value="<p>here i am</p>"
    else
    e._set.errMessage.value="Invalid Login or Password!"
    e._set.errMessage.style="color: red;"

    'e.javascript="alert('Login or password incorrect!');"
    end if
    delete rs

    'Note:
    'e._set.lastname.value = "Smith" gets converted to this Javascript code: '{dialog.object}.setValue('LASTNAME','' + 'Smith',true);' and this code is automatically added to the Ajax response.

    'Note:
    'In addition to 'e._set', you can set properties of the 'e._setElement' object.
    'Examples:
    'e._setElement.DIV1.value = "Some text" --- sets the innerHTML of DIV with the id of 'DIV1'
    'e._setElement.SPN2.style.color = "Red" ---- sets style properties of a SPAN with id of 'SPN2'


    'example code:
    'Return a Javascript command
    'patientLogin = "alert('You submitted a value of: " + js_escape(e._currentRowDataNew.lastname) + "');"

    ' This javascript works, but it doesn't use any e._set or e._setElement to work
    patientLogin=<<%txt%
    var btn1=document.getElementById('PATIENTLOG.V.R1.RESULTS_BTN');
    btn1.onclick=function()
    {
    alert('i wuz pressed');
    }
    %txt%
    ' The code on the next line does not work
    'e._setElement.RESULTS_BTN.onclick="function() {alert('i wuz pressed');}"

    end function

    What is it about e._setElement that I'm not using properly?
    Thanks.
    - Peter

  • #2
    Re: proper e._setElement syntax?

    How about?
    Code:
    e._setElement.PATIENTLOG.V.R1.CONTAINER_1.InnerHTML="<p>here i am</p>"
    or
    e._setElement.PATIENTLOG.V.R1.CONTAINER_1.title="<p>here i am</p>"[
    I don't think a container has a value. It contains things.

    An by the way. Just exactly what language are you working with?
    alert('i wuz pressed');
    Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO. http://www.devart.com/dbforge/mysql/studio/

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    • #3
      Re: proper e._setElement syntax?

      He's speaking Bronx.
      Peter
      AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

      [email protected]
      https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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      • #4
        Re: proper e._setElement syntax?

        Apparently e._setElement is not as smart as e._set and can't figure out the fully qualified element name (according to Selwyn, who should know). It can be used to add innerHTML to DIVs of one's own creation that won't have multipart names.
        Wuz there something wrong about my previous post?

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