Lee, >>> <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. > > Not when using getElement(s)By* it doesn't... Possibly I wasn't clear and maybe I'm misunderstanding you, but document.getElementById may return an element with a name attribute equal to the id specified in IE and Opera. See <http://www.quirksmode.org/bugreports/archives/2005/09/ documentgetElementById_may_return_element_with_a_n.html> and <http://www.csb7.com/test/ie_getelementbyid_bug/index.php> Jeffrey -- Cheers. Jeffrey Barke jeffery.barke at theMechanism.com Lead Developer, US theMechanism - New York City 440 9th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10001-1631 t: +1 212.404.3150 c: +1 917.941.1232 f: +1 212.404.3228 http://www.theMechanism.com Subscribe to theMechcast, our monthly Podcast: http://feeds.feedburner.com/theMechcast theMechanism - London 3rd Floor 405 The Strand London E14 9FW United Kingdom t: +44 (0)20 7240 4942 f: +44 (0)20 7240 2262 -- The information contained in this Electronic mail message is attorney privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above. Such information also is intended to be privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible to deliver it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by telephone. Blah, blah, blah... -- On Jul 2, 2007, at 2:24 PM, Lee Kowalkowski wrote: > On 02/07/07, Jeffrey Barke <jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com> wrote: >> Eduardo, >>> <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. > > Not when using getElement(s)By* it doesn't... > >>> But I'm not calling the INPUT by ID, I'm calling the DIV, and >>> accessing its childNodes.childNodes (the INPUT), as shown in >>> Firebug and working in Firefox. > > Firefox will create text nodes for child nodes, IE won't. In IE it'll > be childNodes.childNodes or firstChild.firstChild. > > A consistent solution would be tmp.getElementsByTagName('input'). > > -- > Lee > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !