Re: Can't getElementById on document.createElement dynamically

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Perhaps your research was referring to dynamically created elements which have not been added to the document tree yet. Until they are appended to an element that is already in the DOM I don't think they are accessible using document.getElementById().

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 7:34:22 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Hi Mike:

Yes I just tried it using jquery and I'm not getting any errors.  I do understand that you cannot have the same id. I thought this was the reason
I couldn't get my dynamic form to popup but since  the id its not the problem. I'm back to square one.

Do you have any idea how I can create a dynamic form that has a pop window I'm working on it no luck.
I can write regular HTML with no problem this DOM manipulation is a bit more tricky.  I'm getting there I
believe  this is the last piece I'm missing.  You know how development is there is always something that arises.

This project has so many forms that I have to create and then write more code for button manipulation.
I have the button for the form to pop up which I do with a button.onclick = funciton(){
Its calling my function that creates and appends everything, its just that no form pops up

alert("Appending Divs");
    var regupdateForm=document.createElement('form'); ="dynamicform"; ="regupdate";  
     var updateForm = $(document.getElementById('regupdate'));
    regupdateForm.setAttribute("style"," width:300px;  height:200px; ");
    regupdateForm.setAttribute("target", "_blank");

Thank You For Your Response.
Thanking you in advance.

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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