Re: Can't getElementById on document.createElement dynamically

Monday, October 14, 2013

Hi Mike:

You are correct, I had to sit back logically and give this some thought.  I did a if statement to see id existed toward to bottom of my
code after everything was appended. etc and it was found

      //do stuff
      alert("Found it");    
    else {
      alert("Not found");

Thank you,

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 3:03:13 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On my research it points out that you can not get element by id on an element created dynamically is there anyway around it?
  Here is  what I'm trying to do.  I'm aware that I don't have the createElement(select) in yet.  I was trying to get things working first.

 /**************Create Form******************/
 var element = document.createElement('div');   //parent = "updateCCdialog";
   var parent= element.parentNode;

    element.innerHTML = "Update Credit Card"; = "20px"; = "300px";
    element.setAttribute("style"," border:1px solid #06478c;");
    var nextDiv = document.createElement('div');
    nextDiv.className ="dialogWrapper";
    alert("Appending Divs");
    var regupdateForm=document.createElement('form'); ="";  
    alert("Start of form creation");
    var form_Msg = document.createElement('p');
    var msg_Node =document.createTextNode("Are you sure you want to update this card?");
    var formLabel =document.createElement('label'); ="red";
    formLabel.setAttribute("for", description);
    formLabel.innerHTML = "Card Description: ";
    alert("Start of form creation 0");
    var formInput = document.createElement('input'); = "discription";
    formInput.setAttribute('value', des);
    //formInput.value ="";//getvalue from document.creditCardRegister.description.value;
    formInput.type ="text";
    formInput.required ="true";
    var formLabel2 = document.createElement('label'); ="red";
    //formLabel2.setAttribute("for", expiration);
    formLabel2.innerHTML = "Expiration: ";
    alert("Start of form creation2");
    var formselectMonth =  document.createElement('select'); = "expirationMonth";
    formselectMonth.className = "expirationMonth";
    formselectMonth.setAttribute("style"," width:80px;  align:left; ");
     for(var i = 1; i <= 12; i++){
       var option = document.createElement('option');
         option.appendChild(document.createTextNode('0' + i));
    alert("Start of form creation3");
    var nnextDiv = document.createElement('div');
    nnextDiv.className ="UpdateCreditCardActions";
    var formbuttonUpdate = document.createElement('input');
    formbuttonUpdate.type= "submit";
    var formbuttonCancel =document.createElement('input');
    formbuttonCancel.value ="Cancel";
    alert("Is this appending");
    alert("Is this appending0");
     alert("Is this appending2");
    var formselectYear = document.createElement('select');"experationYear";"expirationYear";
    formselectYear.setAttribute("style"," width:50px;  align:left; ");
     for(var i = 2013; i <= 2024; i++){
            var option = document.createElement('option');
            option.appendChild(document.createTextNode('0' + i));
   alert("Start of form creation4");
   parent.insertBefore(nextDiv, element);  //not working never hits my last alert
   alert("Am I making it to the  end")

Thanking you in advance

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