Re: Java Script is messing up.

Andreas Thorstensson (andy@spray.se)
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 15:43:44 +0100


Message-ID: <34FAC5A0.6171568F@spray.se>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 1998 15:43:44 +0100
From: Andreas Thorstensson <andy@spray.se>
To: Vidyut Luther <vluther@doconline.com>
CC: W3 HTML Mailing list <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Java Script is messing up.

document.image isnt supported by ie 3.01 and ns 2.02

Vidyut Luther wrote:

> Hi,
>  My question is regarding JavaScript and it's compatibility with browsers.
>
> I am working on a web page, and this is my first attempt at javascript,
> I'm attempting to do mouse overs, but i've been getting some wierd errors,
> when the page is viewed by different browsers.
>
> I designed the page using communicator 4.03 as the preview browser and
> notepad as the editor. anyway here is the source for the javascript and
> then i'll try and explain what it's supposed to do, and what the error
> messages are.
>
> <HTML>
> <HEAD>
>
> <SCRIPT language="javascript">
> function buttonSwap(idx, newImage)
> {document.images[idx].src = newImage;}
> </SCRIPT>
> <TITLE> Doc Online </TITLE>
> <BODY >
> <TABLE>
> <TR>
> <td  colspan=2><CENTER>
> <A HREF="news/index.html" onMouseOver="buttonSwap(1,&quot;newsbot.gif&quot;)" onMouseOut="buttonSwap(1, &quot;newsup.gif&quot;)">
> <IMG SRC="newsup.gif" BORDER=0></A></CENTER>
> </TD></TR>
> </TABLE>
> </BODY>
> </HTML>
> if you see the code, you'll realize that it's a simple onmouseover, and
> onmouse out function.  it works great in communicator 4.03. But when i
> tried to view it using IE 3.01, i got a javascript error, it said
> something about image can't be used as an array, and the same thing using
> netscape 2.02.
>
> But, when it's viewed through netscape 3.0, the whole page loads up fine
> and dandy, but once the mouse goes over any of the images on the table,
> another image is loaded up, but not right over the old image, it seems the
> new image is loaded a few pixels over the original image.  I can't figure
> out why this is happening. can anyone help ?
>
> to see the whole page and it's whole cde point your browsers at
>
> http://www.doconline.com
> any help on this would be greatly apreciated
>
> Vidyut Luther
> http://www.doconline.com
> E-Mail:vluther@doconline.com



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