Solved

this.parentNode.name doesn't work in ff??

Posted on 2007-11-15
3
2,613 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
This code works in ie, but not ff.

this.parentNode.id works in ff, but not this.parentNode.name

hmm  even alert(getElementById(this.parentNode.id).name); doesn't work in firefox


<div id="Div1" name="Div1-Name" style="display:block;">
  <input type="button" class="button" name="Save" value="Save" onClick="alert(this.parentNode.id);alert(this.parentNode.name);"/>
</div>

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:leos_
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
James Rodgers earned 250 total points
ID: 20292273
div does not have an attribute name, call id instead

<input type="button" class="button" name="Save" value="Save" onClick="alert(this.parentNode.id);alert(this.parentNode.id);">
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:James Rodgers
ID: 20292297
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:leos_
ID: 20297228
Thanks.  Hard to believe, but it's true.

<div id="Div1" name="Div1-Name" style="display:block;" onclick="alert(this.name);">
      text
</div>
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In my daily work (mainly using ASP.net), I need to write a lot of JavaScript code. One of the most repetitive tasks I do are the jQuery Ajax calls. You know: (CODE) I don't know if for you it's the same, but for me is soooo tedious to write the …
This article discusses how to create an extensible mechanism for linked drop downs.
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question