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I have a piece of javascript that performs a style change on mouseover and a function onclick.
It works perfectly in IE (5+) yet i get this error in mozilla: "Error: m_over is not defined",
"Error: go is not defined" and "Error: m_out is not defined".
These are the functions:

function m_over(src) {
 src.style.textDecoration = 'underline';
 src.style.cursor = 'hand';
}
function go(what) {
 alert(what+"\n\nnormally you can do something here");
}

called using this html code:
<td id="htl" onclick="go('home');" onmouseover="m_over(this);" onmouseout="m_out(this);">

It works perfectly in IE, yet it simply does nothing in mozilla. I have not tested this in netscape.
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Question by:dabazza
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by:ahosang
ID: 9673498
I have to say it works for me in Moz, so please give us a link to your page or show a stripped version of code.
Also, it's cursor='pointer', NOT cursor='hand'

<html>
<head>

<script>
function m_over(src) {
 src.style.textDecoration = 'underline';
 src.style.cursor = 'pointer';
}
function m_out(src) {
  src.style.textDecoration='none';
  src.style.cursor='default';
}
function go(what) {
 alert(what+"\n\nnormally you can do something here");
}
</script>
</head>

<body>
<span id="htl" onclick="go('home');" onmouseover="m_over(this);" onmouseout="m_out(this)">hello there</span>
</body>
</html>
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Expert Comment

by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673516
Where is your m_out function?

everything works except the m_out function.i assume it reverts m_over back to the original state
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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673527
sorry ahosang

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by:dabazza
ID: 9673564
Best I could do is to upload a stripped down version to http://v6.n-12.net/test.html
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jaysolomon earned 500 total points
ID: 9673617
Change this

<script language="JScript">

to this

<script type="text/javascript">

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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673628
also you need to add this

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
//Your scripts here

</script>
</head>
<body>
<!-- Content Here -->
</body>
</html>
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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673640
Lastly here the whole page fixed (not valid HTML)

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
function m_over(src) {
 src.style.textDecoration = 'underline';
 src.style.cursor = 'pointer';
}
function m_out(src) {
 src.style.textDecoration = 'none';
}
function go(what) {
 alert(what+"\n\nnormally you can do something here");
}
// -->
</script>

</head>
<body>
<div align="center">
  <center>

<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-style:solid; border-width: 1px; border-color:#000000; padding:0; border-collapse: collapse" bordercolor="#111111" width="90%">
  <tr>
    <td colspan="2" background="background_header.bmp" height="61" align="left" valign="bottom" style="padding: -1px">
    <img border="0" src="nav%20left.bmp"><br></td>  </tr>
  <tr>

    <td width="100%" colspan="2" background="top_nav_header.bmp" height="35" valign="top">
    <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse: collapse" bordercolor="#111111" width="40%" height="35" id="top_nav_tab">
      <tr>
        <td width="32%" id="htl" onclick="go('home');" onmouseover="m_over(this);" onmouseout="m_out(this);">
        <p align="center"><b><span style="font-variant: small-caps">
        <font face="Verdana" color="#8D98A9" size="2">home</font></span></b></td>
        <td width="1%">
        <img border="0" src="top_nav_spacer.bmp" width="5" height="35"></td>

        <td width="32%" id="stl" onclick="go('scripts');" onmouseover="m_over(this);"onmouseout="m_out(this);">
        <p align="center"><b><span style="font-variant: small-caps">
        <font face="Verdana" color="#8D98A9" size="2">scripts</font></span></b></td>
        <td width="1%">
        <img border="0" src="top_nav_spacer.bmp" width="5" height="35"></td>
        <td width="32%" id="mtl" onclick="go('media');" onmouseover="m_over(this);">
        <p align="center"><b><span style="font-variant: small-caps">
        <font face="Verdana" color="#8D98A9" size="2">media</font></span></b></td>

        <td width="1%">
        <img border="0" src="top_nav_spacer.bmp" width="5" height="35"></td>
      </tr>
    </table>
    </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="174" background="nav_repeat_left.bmp" height="1" valign="top"><img src="blank.gif" width="175" height="1"></td>
    <td width="99%" height="1"></td>

  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="174" background="nav_repeat_left.bmp" height="300" valign="top">
    <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse: collapse" bordercolor="#111111" width="100%" id="AutoNumber2">
      <tr>
        <td width="11%"><img border="0" src="icons/home.bmp" width="16" height="16"></td>
        <td width="89%">
    <font face="Verdana" size="2" color="#3366CC">
    <span style="font-variant: small-caps; font-weight: 700">home</span></font></td>

      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td width="11%">
<img border="0" src="icons/php.bmp" width="16" height="16"></td>
        <td width="89%">
    <b><span style="font-variant: small-caps">
    <font face="Verdana" color="#3366CC" size="2">php</font></span></b></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>

        <td width="11%">&nbsp;</td>
        <td width="89%">&nbsp;</td>
      </tr>
    </table>
    <p align="left">&nbsp;<p align="left">&nbsp;
    <font face="Verdana" size="2" color="#3366CC">
    <span style="font-variant: small-caps; font-weight: 700"><br>
    <br>
    </span>

    <br>
    <img border="0" src="spacer.bmp" width="175" height="3"></span></font><br>
<span style="padding-left: 18px; font-variant: small-caps; font-weight: 700">&nbsp;</span></td>
    <td width="99" valign="top">&nbsp;</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="100%" background="base_repeat.bmp" colspan="2" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
  </tr>
</table></center>
</div>
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Expert Comment

by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673644
sorry typo

add this to the end

</body>
</html>
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Author Comment

by:dabazza
ID: 9673667
Brilliant, thanks for clearing that all up for me, now it all runs perfectly in Mozilla. (had to accept the higher up answer as it was the main fix)
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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9673692
Glad we could help, and thanks

jAy
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