Molo:

getValue will get the value of an element not its innerHTML.

http://www.prototypejs.org/api/element/update


i would use update();

$('someNode').update('<li>My lovely html</li>');



Alex Mcauley
http://www.thevacancymarket.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "molo" <maurice_lowent...@ssga.com>
To: "Prototype & script.aculo.us" <prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 3:10 PM
Subject: [Proto-Scripty] to InnerHTML or not to innerHTML?


>
> Is there an alternative to innerHTML for getting the text in a td
> element (or any element) in the code below?
> I tried value and getValue but that did not work
>
> Is there any reason not to use innerHTML. I seem to remember reading
> that it is not a standardized way of doing things?
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> <thead id="headman" style="">
> <tr>
> <td class="TableHeader">Account</td>
> <td class="TableHeader">Shares</td>
> <td class="TableHeader">Restricted Shares</td>
> <td class="TableHeader">CostLocal</td>
> <td class="TableHeader">CostBase</td>
> <td class="TableHeader"/>
> </tr>
> </thead>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> header = $('headman');
> headerTd = header.select('td.TableHeader');
>     headerTd.each(function(e){
>     cell = e.innerHTML;
>       row = row + cell + "\t";
>     });
> >
> 


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