On Sun, 4 Feb 2001, John Corry wrote: > THE PROBLEM... > When you click the checkbox, an error is generated that says 'propName is > null or not an object'. But, as far as I can tell...it IS TOO an object! > > I suspect this is because of how I try to access the value...from one framed > page, up to parent, and back down into the other framed page. > When I was donig something similar on a project a couple of years ago, it became apparent to me (under a great deal of time pressure) that if I started at the top of the hierarchy and worked my way down, I'd have a solution that would work cross-platform: var x = window.top.frames.document.forms.elements.value; ...To provide an example. If you want to make a really ironclad reference (albeit one that will consume more system resources) make sure that strings (e.g. text inputs and textarea content) are copied to explicitly-constructed String objects. For those who are wondering: no, I don't like writing my code this way. But I like wild-goose-chases even less. HTH -- Ben Henick Web Author At-Large http://www.io.com/persist1/ persist1 at io.com "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Pinky?" "I think so, Brain, but... (snort) no, no, it's too stupid." "We will disguise ourselves as a cow." "Oh!" (giggles) "That was it exactly!"