I am a newbie too , but I think if processMe() is method of a class , u can
call that method using 'this' like
$('fullname').value = this.processMe(parameter);

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 8:07 AM, chrysanthe m <chrysant...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi David
> Thanks, but I think I one step further.  I am assuming an Ajax.request()
> has happened, returned and what I am looking at to understand further is
> syntax like this:
> $('fullName').value = json.fullName;
> for an returned parameter fullName and an html element ID of fullName. I am
> wondering, can I do
> $('fullName').value =processMe( json.fullName);
> which I know the obvious is try it.  I will, just trying to get an heads
> up.  I will report back.  Also I am assuming that prototpye is processing
> that nomenclature $('fullName') segment and just doing a
> document.getElementById.  Any insight appreciated.
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 12:25 PM, David Behler <d.beh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I guess you would have to use Ajax.Request to process the returned
>> value before updating the designated element.
>> But I'm beginner and could be wrong here.
> >

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