Forum: Ruby on Rails Div replacement

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Palani K. (Guest)
on 2008-11-19 11:58
Hi,
   Any one please solve the following situation:


                On my page i have a search text box and near with i have
a    link_to_function called "Find" with in one div tag.
below this i have a flash animation on <div> tag with id "spot-light".

what i want to do is once the user type the text and click the "Find".
The div tag with id "spot-light" should display the result only not with
Flash animation.How can achieve this can any one please help me with
clear description. thanks.
Thorsten M. (Guest)
on 2008-11-19 12:43
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Sorry, not sure if that helps you, since you description is a bit
unclear.
You have a javascript function "Find" that gets called and then should
replace
the content of the div "spot-light". What's that to do with the other
div?

Anyway, that's some code I used to create a list
it's more complex in the original, I pasted just those parts, that
show how
to insert a div and set some text):

var row = document.createElement("div");
var col1 = document.createElement("div");
coltext1 = document.createTextNode(fileObj.name);
col1.appendChild(coltext1);

row.appendChild(col1);
$("spot-light").appendChild(row);

this uses prototype in the last line.
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