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linked list fields

  1. Richard Vav

    I have setup a test form here, it has two list fields each with 5 columns and I have linked them so if a row is added to one it is also added to the other. This is what I am using to add the rows

    $('#field_22_1 th:last,#field_22_2 th:last').html('<img src="" class="b-add" title="Add a row" alt="Add a row" style="cursor:pointer;margin:0 3px;">')
      $('#field_22_1 .add_list_item:last,#field_22_2 .add_list_item:last').click()

    I would now like do the same with delete row, if a row is deleted from one list field the corresponding row should also be deleted from the other list field, now if I go down the same route as I have done for add row by hiding the original buttons and adding a delete row button to the table header how do I prevent it from deleting the first row when only that remains. The other option would be to leave the existing delete row buttons in place but how do I make them act on both list fields at the same time.

    Posted 11 years ago on Friday February 22, 2013 | Permalink
  2. Richard Vav

    After taking some time away and then a look with fresh eyes I now have the delete row button working in the list field header. I decided that rather than triggering the list fields regular remove row button like I have done with add row I would take a different approach and call the jquery .remove method on the last row as long as it isn't the only row remaining.

    Posted 11 years ago on Sunday February 24, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Very nice. I took a look at the test form and it seems to be working fine.

    Posted 11 years ago on Monday February 25, 2013 | Permalink
  4. Richard Vav

    Thanks Chris, just thinking out loud at this stage for a possible future form.

    Posted 11 years ago on Tuesday February 26, 2013 | Permalink