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Why can't I access the JQuery DataTables API?

Why can't I access the JQuery DataTables API?

(OP)
Hi,

I'm trying to use the JQuery DataTables plugin : https://datatables.net/

I have the following code...

CODE

// intialise data table
    oFP = $('#fp_promotions_table').dataTable({
        
        "sDom": 'R<"H"fr>t<"F"ip>',            
	    "bJQueryUI": true,
		"sPaginationType": "full_numbers",
		"iDisplayLength": 25
    }); 

Which renders fine.

However, as soon as I try to access the API I just get errors...

CODE

// pre-filter to show active by default
    oFP.api().column(5).search( 'Active' ).draw(); 
fails with

Quote:

oFP.api is not a function

I've tried

CODE

.DataTable(..)
    oFP.column(5).search( 'Active' ).draw(); 
But that just errors saying column is not a function.

I've tried both methods as described in the API : http://datatables.net/manual/api#Accessing-the-API

Nothing works? What am I doing wrong?

Thanks,
1DMF.

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RE: Why can't I access the JQuery DataTables API?

(OP)
Ignore me! banghead

I was using version 1.9.4, and have just found that the API is only available in v1.10.0.

d'oh!

It's working perfectly since I upgraded, though now my table doesn't render as nice, never rains eh!

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