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

Posted on 2007-11-15
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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);"/>

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Question by:leos_
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James Rodgers earned 1000 total points
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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);">
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by:James Rodgers
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Thanks.  Hard to believe, but it's true.

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

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