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javascript not working in my computer

Mainak Goswami
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Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 50

Hi,

In my PC java script is not working. I am using a simple Html page with java script embedded in it: e.g.

<html>
<body>
<script language=�JavaScript�>
Document.write(�Hello�);
</script>
</body>
</html>

I have tried to run this html page with different browsers : IE6 , Mozilla,netscape.. But no output is given. Can anyone please help me in this regard?

Does anything depends on the version of the Windows or on the JRE version?

Thanks
Mainak


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Ulf Dittmer
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JavaScript is case-sensitive. Try "document" instead of "Document". Then it works fine for me on Firefox. JavaScript has nothing to do with Java, by the way, so the JRE version is irrelevant.


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Mainak Goswami
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Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 50

By mistake i have written here "D"ocument ....However I have been trying with document.write().

Actually it is not working for any java script commands. E.g. alert

Please let me know if any of the versions of the windows / JRE prohibits this.
Ulf Dittmer
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Works fine in IE as well, with "d", but not with "D". Make sure you use proper quotes and double-quotes, not the curly ones you used in your post. In Firefox you can see JavaScript errors in the JavaScript Console, which you'll find in the Tools menu. It's got nothing to do with the Windows version, and neither -see above- with the JRE version.
Eric Pascarello
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where are you running this file system (desktop) or on a server part on your computer, or from the web?

Eric
 
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