Object doesn't support propert or method 'dialog'

Posted on 2011-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
This is my first attempt at a jQueryUI dialog, and Im stuck.

I have read and re-read the quick-start tutorial, but cannot figure out why my code doesnt work.

Everything I belive should be included is included, yet I still get the message saying dialog doesnt exist.

Any ideas where Ive gone wrong :-S

<html xmlns="">
    <script type="text/javascript" src="..\jquery-1.6.4.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="..\jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.min.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#trigger").click(function () {
                    height: 140,
                    modal: true
<div id="trigger">Trigger</div>
<div id="dialog-modal" style="display:none;" title="Basic modal dialog">Hello Banannas</div>

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The jQueryUI file I downloaded is below:-
Question by:tonelm54
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chaitu chaitu earned 167 total points
ID: 36565354
above script is not finding below js files.check the path properly

<script type="text/javascript" src="..\jquery-1.6.4.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="..\jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.min.js"></script>

Expert Comment

ID: 36565380
Hi tonelm54

You need to just defined this code in footer
This one code

<script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#trigger").click(function () {
                    height: 140,
                    modal: true
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Assisted Solution

JohnSixkiller earned 167 total points
ID: 36565381
Chaituu is right the code you have posted is ok. Check your paths. Maybe it will be something like this "../js/jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.min.js or js/jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.min.js". Or use absolute paths. And dont forget to add CSS link as well.
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by:Ivo Stoykov
Ivo Stoykov earned 166 total points
ID: 36565387
use absolute path - i.e.
instead of
<script type="text/javascript" src="..\jquery-1.6.4.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/scripts/jquery-1.6.4.js"></script>
in the above declaration it is supposed that jquery-1.6.4.js is located in /scripts which is sub-directory of your web server root directory


Ivo Stoykov

Author Comment

ID: 36565618
Ok, thank you, dont know how I missed that mistake, but thank you!

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