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the javascript debugger is reporting this warning: deprecated arguments usage
Source File: http://www.site.com/scripts/global.js
Line: 76

function MM_preloadImages()
{
      var d=document;

      if(d.images)
      {
            if(!d.MM_p)
                  d.MM_p=new Array();

            var i,j=d.MM_p.length,a=MM_preloadImages.arguments;    <<<<<<<<< this line

            for(i=0; i<a.length; i++)

                  if (a[i].indexOf("#")!=0)
                  {
                        d.MM_p[j]=new Image;
                        d.MM_p[j++].src=a[i];
                  }
      }
}

since its deprecated, what is the fix.
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by:rama_krishna580
ID: 17925945
Hi,

you will need to insert the following code in to the head of the document:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript">

function MM_swapImgRestore() { //v3.0
var i,x,a=document.MM_sr; for(i=0;a&&i<a.length&&(x=a[i])&&x.oSrc;i++) x.src=x.oSrc;
}

function MM_preloadImages() { //v3.0
var d=document; if(d.images){ if(!d.MM_p) d.MM_p=new Array();
var i,j=d.MM_p.length,a=MM_preloadImages.arguments; for(i=0; i<a.length; i++)
if (a[i].indexOf("#")!=0){ d.MM_p[j]=new Image; d.MM_p[j++].src=a[i];}}

edit:
the one the Tweny posted is good too, but he must have been posting at the same time as me. :) i think his a little more complex though. mine just sounds a littel harder becuase i gave such detailed instructions on how to use it. LoL. well, use either one. hope you can figure it out from there.
}

function MM_findObj(n, d) { //v4.01
var p,i,x; if(!d) d=document; if((p=n.indexOf("?"))>0&&parent.frames.length) {
d=parent.frames[n.substring(p+1)].document; n=n.substring(0,p);}
if(!(x=d[n])&&d.all) x=d.all[n]; for (i=0;!x&&i<d.forms.length;i++) x=d.forms[i][n];
for(i=0;!x&&d.layers&&i<d.layers.length;i++) x=MM_findObj(n,d.layers[i].document);
if(!x && d.getElementById) x=d.getElementById(n); return x;
}

function MM_swapImage() { //v3.0
var i,j=0,x,a=MM_swapImage.arguments; document.MM_sr=new Array; for(i=0;i<(a.length-2);i+=3)
if ((x=MM_findObj(a[i]))!=null){document.MM_sr[j++]=x; if(!x.oSrc) x.oSrc=x.src; x.src=a[i+2];}
}

</script>


and you will need the following code for the button


<body onLoad="MM_preloadImages('PATH/FILENAME_ON_OVER.EXTENSION','PATH/FILENAME_ON_PRESS.EXTENSION')">
<a href="LINK HERE" onMouseOut="MM_swapImgRestore()" onMouseOver="MM_swapImage('Image1','','PATH/FILENAME_ON_OVER.EXTENTION',1)" onMouseDown="MM_swapImage('Image1','','PATH/FILENAME_ON_PRESS.EXTENTION',1)"><img src="PATH/ORIGINAL_IMAGE_FILENAME.EXTENSION" name="Image1" border="0"></a>
</body>


note that i use a preload image in the body tag to preload the images. you will obviously need to change "PATH/FILENAME_ON_OVER.EXTENSION" to something like "images/photo1b.jpg" and "PATH/FILENAME_ON_PRESS.EXTENSION" to something like "images/photo1c.jpg". this will preload the rollover image and the pressed image. :)

also make sure to change "PATH/FILENAME_ON_OVER.EXTENSION" and "PATH/FILENAME_ON_PRESS.EXTENSION" in the link where it says "onMouseOver" "and onMouseDown" onMouseOver is where the rollover image will go, and onMouseDown is where the pressed image will go. Make sure to change "PATH/ORIGINAL_IMAGE_FILENAME.EXTENSION" to the original file name. something like "images/photo1a.jpg"

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-6873.html
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6873
http://portal.aauj.edu/portal_resources/downloads/multimedia/flashmx_actionscript_ebook.pdf 
http://esdi.excelsystems.com/userguides/WebsmartReferenceGuide.pdf

I hope this helps. let me know if you need any more help with it. :)

R.K
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aescnt earned 2000 total points
ID: 17927320
rama_krishna500, those still seem to have the "deprecated call" of using `arguments` as a property to the function.

After reading the Mozilla MDC link posted by gamebits, I think the fix is more of replacing the line:
          var i,j=d.MM_p.length,a=MM_preloadImages.arguments;

with:
          var i,j=d.MM_p.length,a=(arguments ? arguments : MM_preloadImages.arguments);

Hope this helps. As a lateral thought, I would suggest researching into making those rollovers with CSS so it won't depend on JS code.
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by:aescnt
ID: 17927329
*rama_krishna580, sorry. little typo on the name there.
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