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DataTables add row example

Preamble

DataTables adding rows in DataTables is done by assigning the DataTables jQuery object to a variable when initialising it, and then using it's API methods to add a new row. Deleting rows can be done in a similar manner.

Live example

Click to add a new row

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
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Initialisation code

/* Global var for counter */
var giCount = 1;

$(document).ready(function() {
	$('#example').dataTable();
} );

function fnClickAddRow() {
	$('#example').dataTable().fnAddData( [
		giCount+".1",
		giCount+".2",
		giCount+".3",
		giCount+".4" ] );
	
	giCount++;
}

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