CloneNode/appendChild And Children

Apr 30, 2007

I'm playing around with some AJAX-ish stuff and
encountered some problem in the JS side of the universe. Maybe someone
here can suggest an alternative that works.

I have developed a simple ASP.NET application with a web page that
should display a list of users. This list page is designed to start
with an empty table (with columns defined), and, onload, send an
XmlHttp request to a server component (a.k.a. ListServer). This
ListServer is currently simulating a long-running operation. So, it
sleeps for 3 seconds, and then grabs a list of 4 users from an xml
file. It applies an xsl transformation and returns the result.

The xslt is designed to take the xml data and convert it to a
<ListChunkroot element containing a <trfor each user in the XML
data. Each row contains 4 columns (Id, Login, Password, Name). The
javascript in the list page grabs the responseXML from the XmlHttp
object and should, for each <trin it, create a copy of the row
coming from the server and adding it to the list on the client.

I actually got all that to work quite fine. The js snipplet dealing
with copying the row coming from the server and adding it to the table
on the client is: Code:

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AppendChild / CloneNode + Frames + Ie = :(

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The problems I am having are with trying to get IE to successfully clone a referenced node from one frame and inport it (with all form values etc) to another frame.
Moz works fine with

oFilters = document.getElementById('saveElement');

I have tried iterating the specified node and using createElement to create a copy in the desired place, which works fine with simple input type text or hidden. The first snag comes when trying the same with textareas. The cloned form doesn't submit the values :(

Any ideas? Code:

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2. - build an array with the content of the correspondent cells on column and sort this array. The array is double and keep the genuine row's index for later use as each second element. Code:

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This is a shortened version of my problem. Below I am cloning the first
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