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by xilovemusic123x / March 1, 2009 3:08 AM PST

Hi, I have a question about Java. I'm really new to Java so this is not something I'm familiar with..
My question is, how do I get the values of pos.offsetTop and pos.offsetLeft to show up in my input box??

Here is the java code:

1. function getPosition(element) {
2. var left = 0;
3. var top = 0;
4. if(element.offsetParent) {
5. while(element) {
6. left += element.offsetLeft;
7. top += element.offsetTop;
8. element = element.offsetParent;
9. }
10. }
11. return {offsetLeft: left, offsetTop: top};
12. }
14. var element = document.getElementById('elem');
15. var pos = getPosition(element);
16. document.Show.X.value = pos.offsetTop;
17. document.Show.Y.value = pos.offsetLeft;
18. return true
19. }

Here's the HTML:

1. <div id="elem">My Element</div>
2. <form name="Show">
3. <input type="text" name="X" value="0" size="4"> X<br>
4. <input type="text" name="Y" value="0" size="4"> Y<br>
5. </form>

Can someone please help me fix my code.. I can't seem to get the values from the java into the form.

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