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New Developer
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-13-2008
My Device: Not Specified

getElementById Help

Hi, does getElementById on div elements work for bb browser version 4.1+?  It works fine for other elements (select, input, text, etc...) but not for div.







<input id="myText" type="text" value="" >

<div id="myDiv"></div>



   alert(document.getElementById("myText"));        /* works */

      alert(document.getElementById("myDiv"));     /* returns undefine */




Guru I
Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: getElementById Help

works fine on my Blackberry Curve 8310.
My OS is :
v4.2.2.175 (Platform

My Browser is : Internet Browser with Javascript activated.

I've put the html file here :



it is a bit different from your code.


Remember : when you're designing a webpage, you should always try and validate it.

your input element should have a name attribute, and be child of a form element.




I recommend HTML4.01 Transitional eventhough the theory says you should do XHTML 1.0 Strict.

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New Developer
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-13-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: getElementById Help

Hi, thanks for the reply.  I don't have a problem with OS version 4.2+.  I am testing on version 4.1 rather than 4.2+.