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Javascript "options value" works in Firefox but not in IE

John Zwick
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The following works in firefox but is not working in IE where I am getting the error:
"Error: 'options' is null or not an object
Code: 0"



How can I get this to work in IE?
Eric Pascarello
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And what does alert(dropDownElement ) tell you?

Eric
Mike Dell
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Eric Pascarello wrote:And what does alert(dropDownElement ) tell you?

Eric


You would get [object] in IE
and [Object HTMLSelectElement] in Firefox

also, correct me if I am wrong but getElementById doesn't work correctly in IE... it also gets the elements with name=id
Bear Bibeault
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Mike Dell wrote:correct me if I am wrong but getElementById doesn't work correctly in IE

It works fine, but it will find things by name as well in a non-standard fashion, so you could say that it's broke. But for finding things by id, it's fine.


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