Easiest/cleanest way to get the value of the current element

I want to get the value of the current <input type="radio"> element in its onClick.

I need something like:

<input type="radio" name="myRadio" value="something" onClick="theValueOfThisInput">

I can't use getElementById() because all my radio buttons have the same id.

I've currently done it by wrapping all the inputs in a <div> and getting the elements of the <div> by index, but I won't even bother posting it because I don't think it would be helpful to anyone.

Can someone recommend a good way to do this ?


-------------Problems Reply------------

Have you tried



this.value should certainly work.


<input type="radio"
onclick="alert(this.value)" />

And the 'alert' function can be replaced with whatever function call you wish.

Category:java Views:0 Time:2011-06-13

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