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table rows expand/collapse formatting

 
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Hi
I have a situation where I have a 'n' parent rows in a table and each parent has a 0 or more child rows. The number of columns is same in both parent and child.
I need to collapse/expand (hide/unhide) the child rows when I click on the parent row.

For this I have a outer table where each row of the table contains either the parent data or a another table with a div that has all the child rows. I can expand/collapse with a js changing the style.

However the data in the child table does not line up with the data in the parent table. How do i fix the formatting or Do I build this dataset a different way.

Please help. Thanks

[ May 30, 2008: Message edited by: Pranav Sharma ]

UPDATE :
Ok so I have been thinking about this, Im guessing the best way to align the data is to put all of them in 1 table and then hide the rows I want. If you think this is a better way, could you give me some direction for a generic hide/show method. I dont know how to keep track of the children for each parent.

TIA
[ May 31, 2008: Message edited by: Pranav Sharma ]
 
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Ok, I think I got it, dont know if its the best way to do it so please let me know if there is a better way.

I read up on the table tag at w3.org, Im using the tbody tag to group the children rows and then hidiing/showing on the tbody id.
 
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