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Re: DOM Utility with Firefox

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  • ryan_newsome22
    Hi Satyen, Thank you very much, you were right on!! Thanks, Ryan ... 2007 / ... the ID ... elements by ... support
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 30, 2007
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      Hi Satyen,

      Thank you very much, you were right on!!

      Thanks,

      Ryan



      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "Satyen Desai" <sdezzi@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > It's likely that your "sDate" element has a name="sDate" attribute,
      > but does not have an id="sDate" attribute.
      >
      > It maybe something like:
      >
      > <input type="text" name="sDate" value="Apr 30, 2007" />
      >
      > Changing it to:
      >
      > <input type="text" name="sDate" id="sDate" value="Apr 30,
      2007" />
      >
      > should fix the issue.
      >
      > DOM's get/getXY methods expect the String passed in to refer to
      the ID
      > of the element you're interested in (and not the name).
      >
      > The reason that they work in IE with a name is because IE's
      > implementation of getElementById, which DOM uses, looks up
      elements by
      > both name and id and is not something which should be relied upon.
      >
      > In general, the link below defines and explains YUI's browser
      support
      > in detail:
      >
      > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/articles/gbs/index.html
      >
      > Hope that helps,
      > Satyen
      >
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