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'this' element not working in IE

Ranadhir Nag
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Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 138
I have the following code in Mozilla:

<script type="application/x-javascript">
function listElementHandlers(aObj)
{
if(!aObj)
return null;
for(var list in aObj)
if(list.match(/^on/))
alert(list+'\n');
}
function dummy()
{
}
<script>

..
<input type="text" id="searchField" on keyup="listElementHandlers(this)" on blur="dummy()" >
..
This lists out all the 'on' events against that element(onkeyup and onblus in ths icase).
This does not work in IE- is it because 'this' in IE represents the document object?
How then do we simulate this in IE?
Eric Pascarello
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Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
    
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<script type="text/javascript">
function test(){
alert(arguments[0].id);
}
</script>

<input type="text" id="foo" onkeyup="test(this)" />
 
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