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    The javascript console in IE6 WIN

    The javascript console in IE6 WIN gave this error: object not found
    document.getElementById(' ') ...

    In Opera's 7.24 javascript console no errors ....

    The only answer I found is that IE might not find the appropriate variables ...??

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    in the head

    Code:
    <script type="text/javascript">
    function unhideSmallDivs() {
    if (!document.getElementById) {return;}
    document.getElementById('div1').style.visibility = "visible";
    document.getElementById('div2').style.visibility = "visible";
    document.getElementById('div3').style.visibility = "visible";
    document.getElementById('div4').style.visibility = "visible";
    }
    
    </script>

    In the body

    Code:
    <div id="wrapperlargeImage" style="z-index:1;">
    <img id="largeImage" src="largeImage.jpg" width="732" height="460" alt="">
    </div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    
    document.getElementById('largeImage').onload = function()
    {
         unhideSmallDivs(); }
    
    </script>

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    Hi there _com,

    I tested this in IE 6.02 with XP and it worked OK...
    Code:
    <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
    <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
    <head>
    <title>Strict XHTML 1.0 Template</title>
    
    <base href="http://coothead.homestead.com/files/"/>
    
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="application/xhtml+xml; charset=utf-8"/>
    <meta name="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript"/>
    <meta name="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css"/>
    
    <style type="text/css">
    /*<![CDATA[*/
    #div1,#div2,#div3,#div4 {
         visibility:hidden;
     }
    #wrapperlargeImage {
         text-align:center;
         z-index:1;
     }
    /*//]]>*/
    </style>
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    //<![CDATA[
    function unhideSmallDivs() {
    if (!document.getElementById) {
       return;
     }
         document.getElementById('div1').style.visibility = "visible";
         document.getElementById('div2').style.visibility = "visible";
         document.getElementById('div3').style.visibility = "visible";
         document.getElementById('div4').style.visibility = "visible";
     }
    //]]>
    </script>
    
    </head>
    <body>
    
    <div id="wrapperlargeImage"><img id="largeImage" src="c1.gif"alt=""/></div>
    
    <div id="div1">this is div number one</div>
    <div id="div2">this is div number two</div>
    <div id="div3">this is div number three</div>
    <div id="div4">this is div number four</div>
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    
         document.getElementById('largeImage').onload = function() {
         unhideSmallDivs(); 
     }
    
    </script>
    </body>
    </html>
    
    
    
    
    
    ...see if it works for you.

    coothead

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    there are other scripts too ... there is the problem maybe


    thanks for the effort.

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    The javascript console in IE6 WIN gave this error: object not found
    document.getElementById(' ') ...

    could this be when testing locally

    ...

    and yes: FTP uploaded all the page, external js, css and XP IE6 WIN:

    no errors what so ever

    So can one assume the JS console in IE6 WIN to test locally pages behaves differently ??

    The JS console in IE cannot even say the actual line the error might be - it counts the lines differently ...
    Last edited by _com; 07-12-2005 at 06:11 PM. Reason: could this be when testing locally


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