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Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer January 29th, 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By econophil
Lesson 18 Different results

Hi Jeremy.
I think you're saying, on p 174, that the handleonload function at the top of the page should not work if one calls onload = handleonload(); (that is, with the paren at the end).

Yet...
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 30th, 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By econophil
data type vs class

I've read that JavaScript doesn't have classes. Yet aren't all object instances of a class? JavaScript does have "data types" and the book says objects are instances of data types and talks about...
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 5th, 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By econophil
Lesson 21 Confused

Jeremy,

I'm getting lost at the beginning of Lesson 21. What's the relation between

(p. 205)

and

(p. 203)?
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 4th, 2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By econophil
Interesting: the spaces I put around the cell...

Interesting: the spaces I put around the cell contents ( ) in the code above interfere with the "standard DOM event handler," lesson 19, version but not with the HTML attribute event handler...
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 4th, 2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By econophil
Good points.

Thanks, Jeremy. Those are good points. When I look at the "divs" solution, it's definitely much more complex. (Does that make it "more of a hack" than the "tables" solution?--theological question, I...
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 3rd, 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By econophil
divs version

I figured it was worth my while to dig in and practice developing a grid using divs. I came up with the following, using stuff I found on the web. I don't claim to understand how it all works. As...
Forum: BOOK: JavaScript 24-Hour Trainer December 2nd, 2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By econophil
divs vs tables

Hi Jeremy.

I'm making another of my periodic forays into trying to learn JS. I'm working through your new 24-hour trainer book, which I really like. It seems to have a much clearer theoretical...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript 4th Edition January 2nd, 2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,207
Posted By econophil
Changing defaultStatus

ch6_example1.htm does not work. Here is the reason, if this thread is right (http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php?t=506429#): (http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php?t=506429#%29:)...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript 4th Edition December 25th, 2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By econophil
More bad editing

p. 14: The text claims XHTML is "the standard used throughout this book." Yet, starting with p. 34, the book consistently uses <br> rather than the proper <br /> for XHTML.

p. 24: Starts using...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript 4th Edition December 24th, 2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By econophil
bad editing

Just put out $30 for _Beginning Javascript_ 4th edition, having started a JavaScript review and realized my first edition of said book was a "bit" dated.

It is frustrating to find, already on p....
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA October 10th, 2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,280
Posted By econophil
Do other databases work OK? Can you create the...

Do other databases work OK?
Can you create the form yourself in a new DB and get it to work?
Is the connection string right for your setup and version of Access?
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA October 10th, 2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,223
Posted By econophil
My "ownership/permissions" hypothesis was wrong,...

My "ownership/permissions" hypothesis was wrong, I think. I"m now getting similar problems. These two error messages (also when logged in as administrator):

"The database has been placed in a...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA September 29th, 2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,736
Posted By econophil
That's where the sample code has it. There are...

That's where the sample code has it. There are quite a few typos like this in my first printing. Hopefully WROX is correcting them as they're discovered.
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA September 28th, 2005, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,223
Posted By econophil
I would guess this is an ownership or properties...

I would guess this is an ownership or properties issue. Do you sometimes log on as administrator and sometimes as some (ordinary) user? Maybe you started the project as administrator and are now...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA September 28th, 2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,871
Posted By econophil
Since no one else has ventured an answer, this...

Since no one else has ventured an answer, this fool will rush in. I'm not up on all the differences between 2000 and 2002/3. So I would try this shortcut:

--open a new 2000 db
--create the db (pp...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA September 1st, 2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,721
Posted By econophil
TransferSQLDatabaseMethod Ch 7

P. 197 says that this method (TransferSQLDatabase) can be used to transfer an entire sql server db to one's Access db.

When I try to run the method I get an error message: "The command or action...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Access 2003 VBA August 19th, 2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,761
Posted By econophil
typos

I've been enjoying this book but also finding a bunch of typos. I've submitted 3 already and have just found another. I note that I have the first printing.

Is there anyone reading this forum...
Forum: HTML Code Clinic August 31st, 2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By econophil
color attribute with <li>

I've got a web page with all my fonts in a brown (#511e00). However on an iBook running IE5 for Mac the print remains black even when I insert color="#511e00" into the <li> tag. (All the rest of the...
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