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getElementById.name is undefined in Firefox but works in IE

deek22
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I'm trying to figure out how to make this code work in in Firefox but Firefox gives undefined result.

Here's the code:

<html>
<title>tester</title>
<head>
<script>
function tester() {
var works = document.getElementById("test").name
document.write(works)
}
</script>
</head>
<body onload=tester();>
<div id=test name=who>
</div>
</body>
</html>
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Systems architect
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Top Expert 2006
Commented:
Check this:

<script>
function tester() {
var works = document.getElementById("test").getAttribute("name");
document.write(works)
}
</script>

And document.write() does OVERWRITE! the page.
After document.write() there is NO div with the id "test".
Or you do it like this:
<html>
<title>tester</title>
<head>
<script>
function tester() {
var works = document.getElementById("test").getAttribute("name");
document.write(works)
}
</script>
</head>
<body onload="//tester();">
<div id=test name=who>
</div>
<div>
<script>
tester();
</script>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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Commented:
That works perfectly fine Zvonko.   Thanks soooo much....
ZvonkoSystems architect
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Commented:
You are welcome.
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