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I get the following errors and warnings in the Firefox JavaScript console:

Warning: Element referenced by ID/NAME in the global scope. Use W3C standard document.getElementById() instead.
Source File: http://www.verityservice.com/vts/datePicker.aspx?fn=form1&tn=startDateTB
Line: 275

Error: window.opener.form1 has no properties
Source File: http://www.verityservice.com/vts/datePicker.aspx?fn=form1&tn=startDateTB
Line: 277

The javascript is:

<script language="javascript">
          function CalendarScript()
          {                    
               setTimeout(window.close,30000)
               if (!(Form1.txtDate.value==""))
                {
                    window.opener.form1.startDateTB.value=Form1.txtDate.value;
                    window.close()
               }          
          }
          </script>

What I have going on is I have a link on aspx that opens up a calender, a date is selected, the calender closes and the a textbox is poplulated with the date chosen.  This works in IE but will not work when viewed by Mozilla Firefox.
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Question by:healco
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Zyloch earned 200 total points
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Hi healco,

Do this:

<script language="javascript">
<!--

function CalendarScript() {
   setTimeout('window.close()',30000);
   if (!(document.forms['Form1'].txtDate.value=="")) {
      if (window.opener&&!window.opener.closed) {
         window.opener.forms['form1'].startDateTB.value=document.forms['Form1'].txtDate.value;
         window.close();
      }
   }
}

//-->
</script>


The two window.close are a bit contradictory, but if you want it that way...

Regards,
Zyloch
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by:W3bmistress
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where do you add the resolution?
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by:EnigmaSupport
ID: 14737787
For FIREFOX you need to FULLY REFERENCE the document object model....


THESE DON'T WORK:
opener.formname.fieldname.value="";
window.opener.formname.fieldname.value="";

THIS DOES WORK:
window.opener.document.formname.fieldname.value="";
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