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document layers question

Hi.

Can anyone help me please. If the syntax for IE is:

document.getElementById(layerID)

What if I want to use layers ?

document.layers ?????????

Can someone help me out please.

Thanks

Chris
Jul 20 '05 #1
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"Chris Leonard" <c.*************@btinternet.com> writes:
Can anyone help me please. If the syntax for IE is:

document.getElementById(layerID)
That is not just IE, it is in the W3C DOM Core specification.

It is the way to go, unless you need to support ancient browsers.
What if I want to use layers ? document.layers ?????????


Then you need to use Netscape 4 or earlier.

These are the only browsers to support the proprietary Netscape tag
<layer>, and the collection "document.layers" [1].

Some people still use the word "layer" about absolutely positioned
div elements. I don't recommend that, since it can be confuzed with
real <layer>-tag layers.
/L
[1] OmniWeb is reported to have a property called document.layers, but
it doesn't work.
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