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JS error: "Permission denied to get property HTMLDocument.wi ndow" in Firefox 1.0.6

Intermittently I get the following error on Firefox:

"Error: uncaught exception: Permission denied to get property
HTMLDocument.wi ndow"

What can cause this error? I do an image switch via JS just before
redirecting the page (also via JS), could this be the problem - not
giving enough time to do the image switch before redirecting?

Pieces of the page I created that generated this error are below. The
page basically swaps an image on the page with a new one when a user
clicks on a link before the link is followed.

<script>
function userSelectedCho ice() {
var pickIMG = "";
pickIMG = new Image();

if (document.image s){
pickIMG.src = "choice1.gi f";
document.images .manualpick.src = pickIMG.src;
}
this.location = someURL;
}
<script>
<body>
{user clicks on an <a href="javascrip t:userSelectedC hoice()...>, the
above JS
gets executed, the <img> below is swapped out before page reloads}

<img src="default.gi f" alt="-" name="manualpic k" id="manualpick" >

</body>

Aug 4 '05 #1
2 14947


John Mack wrote:
Intermittently I get the following error on Firefox:

"Error: uncaught exception: Permission denied to get property
HTMLDocument.wi ndow"
Does the console not tell you the line that causes the error?

{user clicks on an <a href="javascrip t:userSelectedC hoice()...>,


Code that as
<a href="#"
onclick="userSe lectedChoice(); return false;">
to see whether that improves things.

--

Martin Honnen
http://JavaScript.FAQTs.com/
Aug 4 '05 #2
My replies:
Q: "Does the console not tell you the line that causes the error?"
A: No, using the Firefox JS console I do not get a line number.
Haven't seen an error at all yet in IE 6 or Opera 7.53

Testing with your suggestion...

Aug 4 '05 #3

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