Seona,

Is there good reason not to use CSS psuedo classes such as :hover etc?
(http://www.htmldog.com/guides/cssintermediate/pseudoclasses/)

I guess you're doing something more complex than the example below...

On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 08:28, Michael Nelson wrote:
> Hmm... not sure about a tutorial, but adapting Patrick Griffaths DOM
> example for avoiding email spam at
> http://www.htmldog.com/ptg/archives/000063.php
> 
> would give something like:
> 
> function changeClass(id, newclass){
> 
>   elementToChange = document.getElementById(id);
>   elementToChange.setAttribute("class", newclass);
>   
> }
> 
> Then you'd need to associate this function with the element/event that
> you want to use... such as:
> 
> document.getElementById("myMenuItem").onmouseover = function(){
> changeClass("myMenuItem", "thenewclassname")}
> 
> Actually, with the last bit I'm not too sure whether I'm mixing my old
> JS habits with proper DOM coding... perhaps someone more knowledgable
> can check it when they read this!
> 
> Hope it helps!
> -Michael.
> 
> On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 07:42, Seona Bellamy wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > 
> > Anyone know where I can find a good, easy to follow online tutorial on using
> > the DOM to control elements on a webpage? Specifically, I need to change the
> > class of an element to a different class.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Seona.
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