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theOtherOne on 10/09/10


table click row propagation preserve

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Making a table row clickable while preserving the function of additional links

 / Published in: jQuery

First: clicking on a table row forwards you to the URL given in the first As href attribute. ------ Second: clicking on a link inside the row triggers the default action AND a click event on the table row. This needs to be stopped, so the default action is replaced by our own and propagation to higher elements is stopped. ----- Nice to have: Hand cursor when hovering over a table row. CSS!

  1. $('tr.msg').click(function() {
  2. document.location = $(this).find('a.msg-link').attr('href');
  3. });
  5. $('tr.msg a').click(function(e) {
  6. e.stopPropagation();
  7. e.preventDefault();
  8. document.location = $(this).attr('href');
  9. });

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