[thelist] IE javascript question

Jeffrey Barke jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com
Mon Jul 2 09:58:20 CDT 2007


> <div id="EX_AATD" class="hiding"><label> <input type="checkbox"
> name="EX_AATD">Item 1</label></div>

The div has the same id as the checkbox has name. This is bad,  
because IE returns an element with a name attribute that is equal to  
the id specified.


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On Jul 2, 2007, at 10:34 AM, Eduardo Kienetz wrote:

> On 7/2/07, Stephen Rider <evolt_org at striderweb.com> wrote:
>> You input only has a name, but in your script you're trying to call
>> it by ID.  "Name" and "id" are two different attributes.  I would
>> either call the element by Name or add the ID to the tag.
> But I'm not calling the INPUT by ID, I'm calling the DIV, and
> accessing its childNodes[0].childNodes[1] (the INPUT), as shown in
> Firebug and working in Firefox.
> See:
> <div id="EX_AATD" class="hiding"><label> <input type="checkbox"
> name="EX_AATD">Item 1</label></div>
> Regards,
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