Monday, May 31, 2010

Re: Personalized table using thead / tfoot / tbody

On 31 mai, 12:53, Rizen <> wrote:
> Hello everybody !
> I'm trying to create a table using thead, tfoot and tbody.
> Moreover I have to reuse an existing CSS file. This one is using few
> table
> properties like thead, tbody, tfoot and others styles name.
> So I must create a personalized table thanks to the DOM tree.
> First of all, I tried to use the function DOM.createTable(). But my
> table is hugh and it's
> very long to coding step by step.
> Then I used the innerHTML method, faster but I don't think it's the
> best solution.

You won't find anything faster; but yes you have to be careful about
the HTML you're producing.

> Is the TableElement class better ?

TableElement isn't different from DOM.createTable(). It's a different
API around the exact same underlying DOM manipulation; just that the
DOM class will be deprecated in a future release and TableElement
should be preferred in new development (code is more readable too).

> Cause I don't know how to create a
> tbody element in my HTML page with this.


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