• Subject: Re: Net.Data and javascript
  • From: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 14:38:47 -0500
  • Organization: Best Distributing Co.

JavaScript doesn't run until the client gets it.  Something like %WHILE
{ } would be more appropriate.  Don't know if there is a %FOR or
similar.

Mark Walter wrote:
> 
> Here's one for you Net.Data gurus,
> 
> I'm trying to load the contents of a Net.Data Table into a javascript
> array. If I run the script, I am using a net.data variable derived from the
> DTW_TB_ROWS function to control the Javascript loop, If I view the source,
> I can see the variables value in the FOR statement. I am using the
> DTW_TB_GETV function to retrieve the value of the row. Again if I view the
> source, I am seeing the value of the first row in the assignment statement,
> however it looks like there is only one iteration.
> 
> Here is the output of the Net.Data Macro:
> 
> %html(testjscr) {
>     @qrytext(texttable)
>     @DTW_TB_ROWS(texttable,rws)
> 
> <html>
> <head><title>Text Test</title><head>
> <body>
> <h1> Here is your Scrolling Text.</h1>
> <center>
> 
>       <script language="javascript">
>       textarr = new array()
>       var i = 0
>       for(i=1;i==$(rws);i++)   {    <---- The value of $(rws) is = to the
> number of rows in the table
>        @DTW_TB_GETV(texttable,x,"1",variable)
>        @DTW_ADD(x,"1",x);
>        textarr[i] =  $(variable);  <--- The value of $(variable) is = to
> the text in the first row.
>       }
> 
>       for(i=1;i==$(rws);i++)
>        document.write(textarr[i] + "<br>");
>       </script>
> 
> </center>
> </body>
> </html>
> %}
> 
> This is the Generated HTML Source:
> 
> <html>
> <head><title>Text Test</title><head>
> <body>
> <h1> Here is your Scrolling Text.</h1>
> <center>
> 
>       <script language="javascript">
>       textarr = new array()
>       var i = 0
>       for(i=1;i==3;i++)
>        ;
>        ;
>        textarr[i] =  THIS IS TEXT RECORD 1;
> 
>       for(i=1;i==3;i++)
>        document.write(textarr[i] + "<br>");
> 
>       </script>
> 
> </center>
> </body>
> </html>
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