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JavaScript

Marek Heintzel
Marek Heintzel
11,658 Points

Why my inline editor doesn't work as intended?

Hey! I wanted to try out my abilities and write a simple application - an inline text editor. However - it doesn't work as it should. It replaces only the text, excluding the html. The project is based on jQuery.

http://xhusky.ct8.pl/inline/

Here's my project. You can view the code here:

http://xhusky.ct8.pl/inline/js/app.js

1 Answer

$('.container').children().click(function() {
    let element = $(this); // Hold on to this value which stores element and it's contents
    let placeHolder = $(this).html(); // Use this as your placeholder
    let fontSize = $(this).css("font-size");
    let elementWidth = $(this).css("width");
    $(this).replaceWith("<input size='50' placeholder='"+placeHolder+"' type='text' style='font-size: "+fontSize+"; width: "+elementWidth+"'>");

    $('input').focus().keypress(function(e){
        if (e.which === 13){
            // Replacing input element with stored element and change it's contents
            $(this).replaceWith($(element).html($(this).val())); 
        }
    });
});