[development] jQuery/javascript - i need help/examples

Jeff Greenberg jeff at ayendesigns.com
Fri Sep 4 16:00:33 UTC 2009

Earnie Boyd wrote:

> I have a form in which after two fields (x and y) are entered I need 
> default values for other fields on the form to be set.  I have limited 
> experience with javascript and none with jQuery.  I have searched for 
> examples but I can't find any for this scenario.  Can someone please 
> point me in the right direction?
> TIA,
> -- 
> Earnie
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Not sure whether your issue is the this/then part of it, or the form 
part. Basically, to change the value of a form in javascript, you would 
use the form field id and do something like this:
var x = getElementById('formfieldid');  - where formfieldid is the id, then
x.value = newvalue;

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