Trying to insert var newBtn = document.createElement('td'); and 2 buttons appear

Hello,
I’m trying to add a button at the end of the table but in my case it seems to add 2 buttons in the table/cell, one with caption and one thats empty.
any ideas as to whats happening?
and what is this code doing: <TD> == $0?

javas

<script> 
               var person = [{irstName:"John", lastName:"Doe", age:46}, 
                              {firstName:"jack1", lastName:"jack2", age:47},
                              {firstName:"Steve1", lastName:"Steve2", age:48}];
               var legArray = person.length;
               var divTest = document.getElementById("testTable"); 
              // var divTest = document.getElementsByTagName("#testTable"); 
               var tbl = document.createElement("table");
               var tblBody = document.createElement("tbody");

               person.forEach(function(value) {
                    var row = document.createElement("tr");

                    for (var o in value) { 
                         // console.log(value[o]);
                         //var newTodo.textContent = 'Do homework';
                         var cell = document.createElement("td");
                         var cellText = document.createTextNode(value[o]); 
                         cell.appendChild(cellText);
                         row.appendChild(cell);                                                               
                    }
                    var newBtn = document.createElement('td');
                    newBtn.innerHTML = "<button type='submit' value='test'> button <button>";  
                    row.appendChild(newBtn);                   

                    tblBody.appendChild(row);
                    console.log(tblBody);
               });
               tbl.appendChild(tblBody);
               divTest.appendChild(tbl);
               tbl.setAttribute("border", "2");
          </script>

Hi @robin01, you forgot the slash for the closing button tag so you’re creating 2 buttons; the browser just guesses how to reasonably correct the markup.

wow… I totally missed that…lol
thanks for the assistance.

Hello m3g4p0p,

with the same script im trying to add a value to the button property…i been playing with it all day and cant seem to get it to work… maybe you can. code is located at

if you can help, great.
Thanks

row.appendChild(subBtn2);

not correct. Should be…

row.appendChild(newBtn);
newBtn.appendChild(subBtn2);

And actually better to call TD-element ‘cell’ or something like

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