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Re: window.status

From: Jasper Bryant-Greene <jasper@bryant-greene.name>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 13:02:32 +1200
Message-ID: <432CBCA8.80807@bryant-greene.name>
To: www-dom@w3.org

Wayne Fuller wrote:
> Can someone tell me why the below code doesn't seem to work?
> I have seen the "window.status" set by JavaScript in other pages I have 
> visited, but when I try it,
> it doesn't seem to work.  The following code snippet is what I am 
> using.  zStatus is an associative array
> where "zID" is the index.  When I run this and mouse over the link, what 
> shows up in the status bar
> is the link to the location (i.e., 
> "http://www.somewhere.com/somepage.html"), not the value of the array.
> If I use an "alert()" the display the values of either zStatus array of 
> window.status, it displays the
> appropriate value.

You might like to try a JavaScript support list. What browser are you 
using? Many browsers do not allow JavaScript to alter the status bar, 
notably Firefox.

Jasper Bryant-Greene
Freelance web developer
Received on Sunday, 18 September 2005 01:02:47 UTC

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