[thelist] IE javascript question

Eduardo Kienetz eduardok at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 15:56:06 CDT 2007

On 7/2/07, Jeffrey Barke <jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com> wrote:
> 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>

True, I'm experiencing some weird things that might be related to
that. I'll watch out.

Thank you,

Eduardo Bacchi Kienetz
LPI Certified - Level 2

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