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#1 mojito

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Posted 20 June 2006 - 10:49 PM

onclick="if (chkMode.checked) { chkMode.checked=!chkMode.checked;SetMode(); } document.the_form.description.value = tbContentElement.DOM.body.innerHTML;"


the above is the javascript on a form which submits other fields and a wysiwyg editor which appears to come into a hidden field labeled "description" like
<input type="hidden" name="description" />

Since i added another field there are problem with the javascript and i now get the following error in the i.e. dialogue document.the_form.description.value is null or not an object

I need some clues to debug the thing.

thanks

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 02:52 AM

Hi,,

my mind is that you should better use the 'id' method, instead of the 'name' method. ie:
document.getElementById('description').value

If I get your idea, you could then try something like:
<div id="description" style="display:none">Testing</div>

& to make the div/element visible:
document.getElementById('description').innerHTML="new contents";
document.getElementById('description').display='block';

you should get less errors, & the method is working with most~all of modern browsers,

Hoping it helps,,

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