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Using the clone method, the newly cloned elements contain the identical
ids from the source elements. Do I need to be concern about this?



It displays fine in FireFox. But I am concerning about having non-unique
ids on the page.

In addition, if I want to clone all the children under "srcdiv", what would
be the correct syntax?

Thanks,
Nimchi
 
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Yes, having non-unique ids makes your markup invalid and can lead to some severe problems. After doing the clone(), it's customary to go and fix up the id of the clone to something unique.
 
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Originally posted by Nimchi Yung:
In addition, if I want to clone all the children under "srcdiv", what would
be the correct syntax?


When you use clone(), the entire sub-tree of the cloned node is copied.

P.S. Please be sure to properly indent your code, including HTML, when posting. Unformatted code is surprisingly hard to read.
 
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