aspose file tools
The moose likes HTML, CSS and JavaScript and the fly likes Display problem Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of The Software Craftsman this week in the Agile forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Engineering » HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Bookmark "Display problem" Watch "Display problem" New topic

Display problem

som bhardwaj

Joined: Jan 17, 2009
Posts: 2
i m using this code & trying to display "Showing List" using x.value = "Showing List"; but its not displaying. please suggest me how will it work?

function funct()
var x=document.createElement('li');
x.value = "Showing List";
x.text = "Showing list"
var y = document.getElementById('A1');

try {
y.add(x, null); // standards compliant; doesn't work in IE
catch(ex) {
y.add(x); // IE only


<body >
<ul id= 'A1'>String<script>funct();</script>



Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15383
li elements do not have text and value properties. You can set the attributes, but they are not going to do anything. If you want to add text to an li, you wither need to add a textNode or you have to use innerHTML.

jQuery in Action, 2nd edition
subject: Display problem