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Re: Scopes ?

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 22:45:47 -0600
Message-ID: <da131fde0611302045u3f5fc2dcwefec6d1d07dc15d8@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Cc: adam@emiasys.com

Also, I guess I should have mentioned (in case it wasn't obvious) that
every Node has a ownerDocument attribute, which would get you to the
Document object of that Node from which you could do getElementById().

Regards,
Jeff

On 11/30/06, Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > What should be the scope of:
> >
> > - getElementById() - SVG NS or all?
> >
> > If not all, how to get elements by id outside of the svg namespace?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Alexander Adam
> > --
> > Geschäftsführer / CEO
>
> As per http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/core.html#ID-getElBId,
> this method is part of the Document interface.  Thus, this gives you
> the child element of the Document object (i.e. the child within that
> DOM).  If you want to get elements outside of the Document, then
> you'll have to navigate to another Document Object Model.  This is
> generally possible.
>
> Read this article,
> http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/svg-evolution-not-revolution/
>
> Specifically on Page 2, I get into how to navigate between DOMs in the
> case of HTML and SVG integrated with the HTML:object entity.  I even
> drew some pretty diagrams (in SVG, of course!).
>
> In the case of XHTML containing inline SVG nodes,  then you would go
> from the SVGDocument up to the parent Node in the HTML DOM:
>
> - SVGDocument (http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/idl.html) inherits from Document
> - Document (http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/core.html#i-Document)
> inherits from Node
> - Node (http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/core.html#ID-1950641247)
> has a parentNode attribute
>
> Once you've navigated to the other DOM, then you'd use
> getElementById() method on the Document entity in that DOM.
>
> Hope this clues you in.
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
Received on Friday, 1 December 2006 04:46:04 GMT

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