The question is how to chek if the control has the div as a ancestor
(controls often positioned in different elements ro make UI)

On 7 окт, 05:34, RobG <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Oct 7, 12:22 pm, buda <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Thanks for idea, there is no any way by doing it with prototype.js
> > nativly?
> Sure, use $A to convert the returned NodeList to an array and use each
> to iterate over it.  As far as I know, Prototype.js doesn't wrap
> getElementsByTagName - what would be the point?
> An alternative is to get all the form's controls (form.elements) and
> iterate over those to find which have the div as a ancestor.
> Depending on the distribution of other elements in the div, that may
> be faster but perhaps not noticeably so.  You can optimise performance
> by stopping the filter as soon as you stop getting form controls that
> have div as an ancestor.
> --
> Rob
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