February 8, 2000 - Cloning Elements
February 8, 2000|
Tips: February 2000
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
Suppose we have a board of 300 identical squares, where each square is represented as an
IMG tag. We can start building the document's object hierarchy by first creating a master
var squareNode = document.createElement("IMG");
And then by cloning it the number of times needed to fill the board:
tempSquareNode = squareNode.cloneNode();
We hook up these cloned objects to their proper father via the
Learn how to build a DOM-Based Snakes Game in Column 46, A DOM-Based Snakes Game, Part I .