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can anyone explain me this function i m really stuck here

var editpost = function(){
   var liItems = this.parentNode;
   var textarea = liItems.querySelector('textarea');
   var para = liItems.querySelector('p');
   var button = liItems.querySelector('button.btn1');

   var iscontain = liItems.classList.contains("editMode");

   if (iscontain) {
      para.innerText = textarea.value;    
      button.innerText = "EDIT";
     textarea.value = para.innerText;
     button.innerText = "DONE";

//event handler
var edit = button.querySelector('button.btn1'); 
   edit.onclick = editpost;

1 Answer

Scott Callaway
Scott Callaway
13,311 Points

I'll put it into pseudo code to hopefully make it easier to understand.

IF the contents of 'iscontain' includes the phrase "editMode" THEN
   Set the text of the paragraph to the value of the textarea
   The text on the button is set to the String 'EDIT'
   The value of the textarea is set to the contents of the paragraph
   The text on the button is set to the String 'DONE'

Change the boolean of the class name for the liItems element

Hope this is what you were looking for! :)