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JS error - Message: Member not found

 
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Good Day,

I get this error in IE8 and a recent Firefox -






Commenting out the four lines that refer to alt and style clear the error. I think it's the style lines...

Any idea why?

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You've narrowed it down to 4 lines. Next step is to narrow it down to 1.

 
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P.S. Are you using any debugging tool? All modern browsers have JavaScript debuggers built in (except Firefox where you need the Firebug plugin). Do you get better error messages from the other browsers?
 
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Thank you Bear.
 
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You're welcome.

What are you finding? None of those assignment statements should cause an issue (unless the reference evaluates as null) because if a property does not exist on a JavaScript object, it is created.
 
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Hi Bear,

Interesting thing, the following line breaks the code -

Throwing the error -


The references in the img tags are -



And the divs look like -




Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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Dan
 
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The message "Message: Member not found." isn't very illuminating. It gives this exact message in both failing browsers? (If not, withholding the other message isn't helping any.)

Are you sure that the element reference is valid when the error occurs?
 
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Hi Bear,

It might be easier to see the error as it happens when expanding any of the sections on the page .... removed...

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Dan
 
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I get no errors in Firefox 10. Nor on any other browser running on my Mac. Cant help you with testing IE. No Windows here.

And you haven't answered my question about the reference.
 
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Thank you Bear.

Sorry but I don't know if the element reference is valid when referenced.

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Well, that's easy enough to find out. Test that the reference really points to the element.

Enable the JavaScrip console (or Firebug) and either set a breakpoint, or add a log statement.
 
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Much appreciated Bear.

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Dan
 
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Let us know what you discover.
 
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This is not the correct way to set a style, hence the error.



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