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JS newbie problem (remove element from a list)

JS newbie problem (remove element from a list)

JS newbie problem (remove element from a list)

Hi there.

It's my firts post here in Your forum so I'd like to say HELLO WORLD ;)

I admit that's my first steps in JS. It causes me a problem at a beginning ;)

<script >
function addElement() {
  var ni = document.getElementById('myDiv');
  var numi = document.getElementById('theValue');
  var num = (document.getElementById('theValue').value -1)+ 2;
  numi.value = num;
  var newdiv = document.createElement('div');
  var divIdName = 'my'+num+'Div';
  newdiv.innerHTML = 'Element Number '+num+' has been added! <a href=\'#\' onclick=\'removeElement('+divIdName+')\'>Remove the div "'+divIdName+'"</a>';

function removeElement(divNum) {
  var d      = document.getElementById('myDiv');
  var olddiv  = document.getElementById(divNum);


<input type="hidden" value="0" id="theValue" />

<p><a href="javascript:;" onclick="addElement();">Add Some Elements</a></p>
<div id="myDiv"> </div>


After pressing 'Add Some Elements' link a new element is shown in the screen.

For example element:
Element Number 3 has been added! Remove the div "my3Div"

... But when I press 'Remove the div "my3Div"' link - element is not deleted :(

Where can be the problem? I'll be thankful for tips. Greetings.


RE: JS newbie problem (remove element from a list)

You have to call removeElement with string argument. Right now the code generated by newdiv.innerHTML looks like onclick='removeElement(my3Div)'. But it has to be onclick='removeElement("my3Div")'


 newdiv.innerHTML = 'Element Number '+num+' has been added! <a href=\'#\' onclick=\'removeElement("'+divIdName+'")\'>Remove the div "'+divIdName+'"</a>';

Avar Pentel

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