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Property Inspector Question

Jun 30, 2011 5:55 AM

Hello all,

 

This is my first post to this forum and I hope I am asking this question in the correct place

 

I am quite new to extension development and have hit a hurdle with a specific project I am working on.

To give a little background: I am writing an extension to work with a proprietary set of input tags used to contain info obtained from a database.

The input tag must contain a new value surounded by the # symbol.

 

i.e.

<input type="checkbox" name="checkbox" value="1" id="checkbox" #checkbox1# />

 

For input tags the new proprietary tag is a concatination of the name and the value of the input tag values.

 

As this is not a known tag I cannot use the method theObj.setAttribute("<attrib_name>",<new_value>) to do the update.

 

I can easily find the value using..

 

    var str=dom.getSelectedNode().outerHTML
    var pos=str.indexOf("#")
    var lstpos=str.lastIndexOf("#")
    var propTag=str.substring(pos+1,lstpos)

 

but I am a bit stuck with how I can modify script controling the inspector to update value inbetween the # with concat of the tag name and value.

 

If someone could point me in the right direction I would be very grateful.

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Cos

 

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