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Backbase 4 RIA Development by Sergey Ilinsky, Ghica van Emde Boas

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Commands to manipulate the DOM or elements

In this section, we provide details about commands that manipulate single elements or the sets of elements in the DOM. The other commands will be covered in a later chapter.

If you look at the descriptions for the commands, you will see that many attribute names are shared. We describe some of these here, so that we do not have to repeat them for every command.

Very common attributes are select and with:

Attribute

Type

Description

select

String (XPath)

Input value to the command.

with

String (XPath)

The targeted element.

Another set of commands is intended to manipulate the DOM. These commands share the destination and mode attributes:

Attribute

Type

Description

destination

String (XPath) ...

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