July 21, 2000 - The getExpression() Method
July 21, 2000|
The getExpression() Method
Tips: July 2000
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
getExpression()method. It echoed back the exact expression you specify with the
getExpression()method returned a string. We did not use this method in our Solar System example, but had we used it for the Sun:
We would have gotten the following alert box:
Compare it with the original
oSun.style.setExpression("left", "document.body.clientWidth / 2 - oSun.style.pixelWidth / 2");
And likewise for the moon, had we issued this line:
we would have gotten:
Compare it with the original setting:
oMoon.style.setExpression("left", "xLocation(oEarth, 0.1, 28, currentTime) - oMoon.style.pixelWidth / 2");
For more on Dynamic Properties, go to Column 65, Dynamic Properties.