[thelist] JS: assigning a function to an object question

Kelly Hallman khallman at wrack.org
Fri Aug 29 23:11:32 CDT 2003

On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Tom Dell'Aringa wrote:
> Speaking of unusual questions... I'm assigning a function to an object:
> img.onclick = functionA;
> function functionA() { blah }
> Problem: I need to send 2 parameters to this function.

Use a lambda function, which is called a function literal in Javascript:

img.onclick = function() { functionA(p1,p2); };

Function literals are in Javascript 1.2. If you only have 1.1, you can use
a Function() constructor. Anything older, you may be outta luck.

Kelly Hallman

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