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Dynamic Image Map Not Updating in Firefox

I am using HTML checkboxes and JavaScript to toggle on and off, a
number of absolutely positioned transparent images located on directly
top of each other with different z-indexes. In addition, all of my
images share a single client-side image map which is also dynamically
generated (using XmlHttpRequest) based on the status of each checkbox.
I collect my responses from XmlHttpRequest and inject them into the
innerHTML property of a div to display the image map.

The functionality works perfectly in IE7. However, in Firefox rv 1.8,
the image map is not updated as I toggle checkboxes on and off. I have
verified that the innerHTML property contains the correct image map
but Firefox seems to just use whatever was loaded with the page
originally. Is there a good solution to this issue or am I overlooking
something?

Apr 26 '07 #1
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This issue was fixed by generating a random name for the image map
each time the images are toggled and then using the DOM to change the
"useMap" attribute to match the random name.
Apr 26 '07 #2

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