[thelist] A JavaScript question

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 19 17:01:27 CDT 2003

--- john at johnallsopp.co.uk wrote:

> and so this kinda thing: <a href="" class="menuText" onMouseOver=
> "document.getElementById('menu11').style.background-color =
> '#FFFFFF';">
> Editorial</a></td> should change the table cell background to white
> when I roll over the link.


Javascript handles property names differently, and it doesn't
like/use the '-'. What you need is this:

= '#FFFFFF';"

note the property name is "backgroundColor". All the properties are
accessed with JS this way, remove the dash and intercap the word.



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