Ajax not working in IE7, works in IE8 and firefox

Experts,
I added an Ajax script to my website.
http://www.viewpts.com/sports3.php

When viewed in IE8 or Firefox, clicking the Thumbs up or Thumbs Down icons will result in the user casting a vote instantly via ajax.  This works correctly.

When I do this in IE7, the vote gets cast but only after the page refreshing.
I also notice a Javascript Error in IE7 but I can't pinpoint exactly what it is.
I'm not sure if the issue is related.

I've also read this article on Experts Exchange, but I'm unsure of which variables I would change in my code:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/AJAX/A_3565-Ajax-and-IE7-problems.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+10+30+ajax+ie7+ie8+work

Any ideas?

Thanks,
-dsg
<?php
session_start();

include_once("/home/allgo5/public_html/viewpts/functions.php");
include_once("/home/allgo5/public_html/viewpts/thumbsup/init.php");
include_once("/home/allgo5/public_html/viewpts/db.php");

dbConnect('allgo5_viewpts');
?>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml">
<head>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<?
echo ThumbsUp::css();
echo ThumbsUp::javascript();

?>
<title>View Points</title>
<meta http-equiv=Content-Type content=application/xhtml+xml; charset=UTF-83 />
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css" />
<link href="style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<link href="layout.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

</head>
  	<?

    $sz = "Select * From SportsStories where ViewPointQuestion IS NOT NULL order by PostDate desc LIMIT 12";  
	$rz=mysql_query($sz) or die(mysql_error());
		while($az=mysql_fetch_array($rz))
		{
     	$th_id = "SportsID" . $az[NewsID];	
		echo "<li><span><b><TABLE width='420'><TR><TD><A HREF='" . $az[Link] . "'Target=Blank>"  . $az[Title] . "</A></TD></TR><TR><TD>" . $az[ArticleDate] . "</TD></TR><TR><TD width=360'></b><STRONG>" . $az[ViewPointQuestion] . "</STRONG></TD><TR><TD>";
		
//		if ($me) {
		
		echo ThumbsUp::item($th_id)->template('thumbs_up_down');
		
//		}
//		else
//		{
//		echo "<P><I>Login to vote on this question/story!</I>";	
//		}
		
		echo "</TD></TR><TR><TD>";
		?>
      <iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/comments.php?href=viewpts.com/article.php?id=<?=$az[NewsID]?>&linkTarget=blank&permalink=1" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:130px; height:16px;" allowTransparency="true"></iframe> 

        <?
		echo "<p></TD></TR></TABLE></span></li>";
		echo "<HR>";
		}
	?>
</body>
</html>

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dsg138Asked:
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zappafan2k2Connect With a Mentor Commented:
In the file init.min.js.php
near the code
spinner_large_red.gif" />',};switch(template)

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You have a comma followed by a brace:
,}

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Try getting rid of the comma.  If that doesn't fix it, then you'll probably have to un-minify your code to see what's really going on.
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BadotzCommented:
>>I also notice a Javascript Error in IE7 but I can't pinpoint exactly what it is.

hmmm...that might be important? How do you know an error has occurred? Can you tell us anything about the error?
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dsg138Author Commented:
In the left corner of the brower, I get the Yellow warning icon.
Line: 2
Char: 715
Error:  Expected Identifier, String or Number
Code: 0
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BadotzCommented:
Can you show us lines 1 through 10?
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dsg138Author Commented:
All of the code in this page is posted above.  Thanks!
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BadotzCommented:
Then please, show us the 715th character of line 2.
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dsg138Author Commented:
I can't.  Line 2 is session_start().  And there isn't 715 characters.
I don't know how to troubleshoot this. That's why I'm posting here.  This message doesn't make sense to me.

Again, the function works but refreshes the page instead of letting Ajax doing the update.
Only an issue in IE7.
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BadotzCommented:
What is line 2 from the first JavaScript file in your page?
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dsg138Author Commented:
Perfect!  This fixed both the Javascript issue and the Ajax issue.

I can't believe it was ONE COMMA!

Many thanks!

-dsg
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zappafan2k2Commented:
When I was in college, my teacher told me that a person was almost killed by a medical device because of a misplaced semicolon.  

Anyway, glad to hear it's working.
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