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generate js variable names on the fly

Thread began 8/28/2009 12:47 am by CraigR | Last modified 9/10/2009 2:27 am by CraigR | 4793 views | 6 replies

CraigRBeta Tester

generate js variable names on the fly

linked to yesterdays post...


i have a form with several input fields created from a repeat region, namely price1, price2...etc

the number of fields displayed is dependent on how many sizes are available in the sizes recordset.

i want to apply spry validation to each of the input fields so that only numerical values can be input.

i know how many rows my sized recordset produces, so i can pass this into my js

what i want to do is generate the following on the fly, where * is a row number from the recordset

var sprytextfield* = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("sprytextfield*", "currency", {isRequired:false});

i have the following loop which creates the correct information, but only as text string output, how do i get it to work ??...

<script type="text/javascript">
var totalsizes = <?php echo "'".$totalRows_rssizes."'"; ?>;//this is the number of rows in the sizes recordset, so this is how many sprytextfields we need
<script type="text/javascript">
var i=1;
for (i=1;i<=totalsizes;i++)

document.write("var sprytextfield" + i + " = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField('sprytextfield" + i +"', 'currency', {isRequired:false});");
document.write("<br />");

sorry, but my js isn't up to much, grateful for any advice

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