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OK.  I've got this javascript that sets the innerText of a <span> element on a button click.  This works great in IE.  It does not work in Netscape.  So the question is, what do I need to change in the code below to make it work in both IE and Netscape?

*******************Code Starts Here********************
function nextPic()
{
  if(curPic>=imgs.length-1){curPic=0;}else{curPic++;}
  document.img.src=images[curPic].src;
  document.all.imgspan.innerText=curPic+1 + " of " + imgs.length;
}
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Question by:dds110
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by:third
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just change innerText to innerHTML
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apprenti earned 500 total points
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If "imgspan" is the relevant container try replacing
document.all.imgspan.innerText
with
document.getElementById("imgspan").innerHTML
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by:third
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nice catch apprenti! i missed 'document.all' which is IE only.

dds110,

just make sure that your span has an id attribute named 'imgspan' and it will work.

<span id="imgspan"></span>

document.getElementById works IE5+, NS6+
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by:Zvonko
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This works in IE6.0 and Mozilla1.5:

<html>
<head>
<script>
var curPic = -1;
var imgs = ["images/Holiday1.jpg", "images/Holiday2.jpg", "images/Holiday3.jpg"];
for(i=0;i<imgs.length;i++){
  newImg = new Image();
  newImg.src = imgs[i];
  imgs[i] = newImg;
}
function nextPic(){
 if(curPic>=imgs.length-1){curPic=0;}else{curPic++;}
 document.images["img"].src=imgs[curPic].src;
 document.getElementById("imgspan").innerHTML=curPic+1 + " of " + imgs.length;
}
</script>
</head>
<body onLoad="nextPic()">
<img name="img" src="images/Holiday1.jpg">
<a href="javascript:nextPic()">Next</a>
<span id="imgspan"></span>
</body>
</html>


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by:dds110
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thanks guys/gals.  finally got it to work.
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