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can't get autosize plugin to work with hidden div.

     

nelsonm

11:52 pm on Jul 10, 2012 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member



I'm having trouble getting Jack Moore's .autosize plugin to work with a textarea nested within a hidden div.

I have a hidden div that contains a printable report form. It's hidden because it only exists for printing and not for viewing on screen.

It has a textarea tag that is bound to the .autosize plugin that automatically resizes the height of the text area depending on the amount of text in the box before it's printed.
<div id='prt-workorder-window' style='display:none;'>
.
.
<textarea id='wo-Notes'></textarea>
.
.
</div>

I've tried using the jquery ":hidden" selector as part of the overall jquery selector
$('#prt-workorder-window:hidden textarea#wo-Notes').val(text).autosize();

but i can't get it to work. What am i doing wrong?

nelsonm

12:31 am on Jul 11, 2012 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member



Nevermind, I changed the selector syntax to:
$('#prt-workorder-window textarea#wo-Notes').val(text);
$('#prt-workorder-window:hidden').find('textarea#wo-Notes').autosize();

It now works.
 

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