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[SOLVED] Maintain - HTMLTable - Duplicate - JavaScript
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Good Morning,

For "Maintain", does anyone have a JavaScript function to check the data source (stack) of an HTMLTable against a user entered string. This will be utilized to insure unique field description data. I tried a number of functions found on the web but none worked, for example:

function findInTable(str, tableID){
$('#' + tableID + ' tr').each(function(){
if ( $(this).html() == str ){
return false;

Where tableID = Formname.getElementById("HTMLTable1");

I'm working with WebFocus version 7.7.03 in a Windows environment.

Thank you,

This message has been edited. Last edited by: <Kathryn Henning>,

WebFOCUS 7.7.03 & 8.0.7
HTML, Excel, PDF, etc.
Also, using Maintain, etc.
Posts: 83 | Registered: February 26, 2009Report This Post
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Instead of trying to search the column in the HTMLTable, I would do this:

1) Create a string of all the values:
Compute I/I3=1;
Repeat Stk.Foccount
Compute Values = Values | stk(i).field;
Compute I=I+1;

2) Place Values on the screen in an editbox with Visible set to no.

3) When the user enters the value to check use the JS command

var val = Form1.Values_Edit.value;
var data = Form1.Entereddata_Edit.value
var n =;

If you get a value for n then the data is found.

Posts: 663 | Location: New York | Registered: May 08, 2003Report This Post
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