troubleshooting Question

Exception reading an iframe content from chrome console

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Rohit BajajFlag for India asked on
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I have a following html page  :
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1">

    <script>var mode = "${mode}"</script>
    <script>var require = {config: function (c) {require = c}}</script>
    <script src="${resourcePrefix}/js/config.js"></script>
    <script data-main="${resourcePrefix}/js/view.js" src="${resourcePrefix}/lib/require.js"></script>
    <link media="screen and (min-device-width: 737px)" rel="stylesheet" href="${resourcePrefix}/css/view.css"/>
    <link media="only screen and (min-device-width: 320px) and (max-device-width: 736px)" rel="stylesheet" href="${resourcePrefix}/css/view-mobile.css" />

    <h1 id="title">${note.title}</h1>
    <div id="textContainer">
    <iframe id="iframe" scrolling="yes" frameborder="0" style="position: relative; height: 100%; width: 100%;" src="${dataUri}">
    <div id="buttons">
        <button id="edit">Edit Note</button>
    <div class="invisible" data-edit-url="${editURL}">

This page is a jsp which is returned from server running at my local machine.
However if i type the following command in console : $('iframe').contents() i get the following error :
Uncaught DOMException: Failed to read the 'contentDocument' property from 'HTMLIFrameElement': Blocked a frame with origin "http://localhost:8080" from accessing a cross-origin frame.(…)n.each.contents @ @ jquery-2.1.4.min.js:2n.fn.(anonymous function) @ jquery-2.1.4.min.js:2(anonymous function) @ VM449:2InjectedScript._evaluateOn @ VM302:875InjectedScript._evaluateAndWrap @ VM302:808InjectedScript.evaluate @ VM302:664

Which is strange as the iframe is loaded from my local server its not loaded from some other domain...
Also the same thing works fine on firefox.. Its only causing problems in chrome .

How can i get rid of this ?
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