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how to use split() method for 2 separators

 
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Hi i am using axaj to get the values for the dropdown. i have values in the form of pair as docid and its name. the name i want to display in the drop down and its value should be docID. so for this i have below code:

//Insert the values
var resultStringArr = new Array();
//reslutSringArrdocid= resultString.split('=');
resultStringArr = resultString.split(",");
for(var n = 0; n < resultStringArr.length-1; n++) {

grpElement.add(new Option(resultStringArr[n],resultStringArr[n]));

}
grpElement.disabled = false;

result string will be in this form: docid=abc,docid2=bcd,
so here docid i want to put as value and display name in the dropdown as abc

from the code so resultStringArr = resultString.split(",");
i am able to split the line and now i am getting in the drop down as docid=abc next value as docid2=bcd
so i want to further split this into docid and abc so that docid will be the value and display name will be abc.

Can any one provide me code for this .



 
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hey you will find lot more examples in[yahoo,google] search.

ex: http://www.tizag.com/javascriptT/javascript-string-split.php

 
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reason why you are not doing a second split in your loop?

1) split on comma results in ["foo=1","bar=2"]
2) for loop through comma array
3) split the comma array index on equals sign results on ["foo", "1"]
4) add you option via the new equals sign array

Eric
 
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