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37333Re: Flex widget inside layout manager cannot be called from javascript in IE

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  • aniad
    Sep 5 11:14 AM
      Hi Dav,

      I don't mean to come off impatient, but w/o some insight into this
      problem our app will not work in IE. I will very much appreciate any
      advise/observations you might have.
      a.

      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "aniad" <aniad@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello Dav,
      >
      > I don't really have a site available that is outside of a firewall, so
      > I have a zip file for you here:
      >
      > https://download.amberpoint.com/forYahoo/forYUI.zip
      > Username: Yahoo
      > Password: bug4yahoo
      >
      > Please put these files on some server and then access
      > flexInLayoutProblem.html (it has to be accessed via some server,
      > localhost for example, not local file system, otherwise flex runs into
      > security problems)
      >
      > As I've commented in that .html file, if you create the flex widget
      > outside of the layout manager then calling it in IE is not a problem.
      > However, putting the flex widget inside the layout prevents it from
      > being able to be called in IE. It works fine in Firefox.
      >
      > I've also included TestExternalInterface.zip which is the source for
      > the simple flex widget.
      >
      > Please advise.
      > Ania.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Dav Glass <dav.glass@> wrote:
      > >
      > > aniad --
      > >
      > > Please post a link so I can see it, the code doesn't help me if I
      > can't see the issue :D
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > > Dav
      > >
      > > Dav Glass
      > > dav.glass@
      > > blog.davglass.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > + Windows: n. - The most successful computer virus, ever. +
      > > + A computer without a Microsoft operating system is like a dog
      > > without bricks tied to its head +
      > > + A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is to computing what a
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      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message ----
      > > > From: aniad <aniad@>
      > > > To: ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 2, 2008 10:54:42 AM
      > > > Subject: [ydn-javascript] Flex widget inside layout manager cannot
      > be called from javascript in IE
      > > >
      > > > Hello,
      > > >
      > > > I'm having a real problem with Layout Manager hosting a flex
      widget in
      > > > the center pane in IE. Specifically the problem has to do with
      > > > javascript calling flex. The flex widget registers javascript
      > > > callbacks which work fine in Firefox. However they do not in
      IE. The
      > > > problem is directly related to the Layout Manager, as
      eliminating the
      > > > Layout, ie putting the flex widget just in a simple
      > > , solves the
      > > > problem.
      > > >
      > > > My code looks something like:
      > > >
      > > > function initLayout()
      > > > {
      > > > layout = new YAHOO.widget.Layout('layoutDiv',
      > > > {
      > > > height: 500,//800,
      > > > units: [
      > > > { position: 'center', height: 490, scroll: false,
      > > > resize: true, body: 'selectorDiv', gutter: '2px 5px', collapse:
      true,
      > > > collapseSize: 50, maxWidth: 1000 }
      > > > ]
      > > > });
      > > >
      > > > }
      > > >
      > > > Function callFlex()
      > > > {
      > > > Document.getElementById("myFlexWidget").Flex_SetView(); //
      > > > "Flex_SetView" is a registered callback in action script
      > > > }
      > > >
      > > > YAHOO.util.Event.onDOMReady(initLayout);
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > show flex problem
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > The error in IE is "Unspecified Error" in some IE javascript code:
      > > >
      > > > function __flash__addCallback(instance, name) {
      > > > instance[name] = function () {
      > > > return eval(instance.CallFunction(">
      > returntype=\"javascript\">" + __flash__argumentsToXML(arguments,0) +
      > > > ""));
      > > > }
      > > > }
      > > >
      > > > Both params, instance and name are valid. We found this article on
      > > > the subject, http://www.airtightinteractive.com/news/?p=71, and
      we are
      > > > already doing everything suggested in this article. Again, as
      stated
      > > > above, eliminating the layout manager allows the flex callbacks to
      > > > work again.
      > > >
      > > > Please advise, thank you!
      > > >
      > > > Ania.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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