[thelist] Javascript Eval Help....

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Tue Jul 23 23:12:01 CDT 2002

At 06:44 PM 7/23/2002, .jeff wrote:

>you don't need to use the eval() method at all.  use the elements array to
>access those dynamically named form elements.
>like this:
>document.FormOOS.elements['prod' + x + 'Subtotal'].value;

I knew there was a better way!!!

Still, the JS reference at Netscape says I can have the eval on the left
side of a '='.


Example 4. In the following example, the setValue function uses eval to
assign the value of the variable newValue to the text field textObject:

function setValue (textObject, newValue) {
    eval ("document.forms[0]." + textObject + ".value") = newValue

So am I miss reading the above example??
Anthony Baratta
Keyboard Jockeys

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