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handling onclick event by creating buttons dynamically

Pragnyan Dalei

Joined: Dec 28, 2011
Posts: 11

I am not getting why this code is not working . :( can Any one suggest how to handle this onclick event. I am generating the button dynamically. when I click on the button I need some funtionality to be I want to display 1 alert message.

Thanks in advance.

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Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4541

I'd recommend looking at the error console or a Javascript debugger and seeing if you get any errors recorded. If you do, and that doesn't make the problem clear, let us know what the error was.
Pete Nelson
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Joined: Aug 30, 2010
Posts: 147

Why are you using java scriptlet in your JSP? One of the first things you're going to hear in this forum is to replace your scriptlet code with JSTL.

However, I think the bigger problem may be the javascript assignment of the variable event:

Where is "event" being assigned here?

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Indeed. Java scriptlets have been discredited since 2002 when JSP 2 was introduced. Using scriptlets in moderne JSP pages is nothing short of irresponsible.

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