Hi, I realized that I made a mistake:

>         Element.extend(document.body);
>         document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv}).setOpacity(0.5);

should have been

           Element.extend(document.body);
           document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv});
           newDiv.setOpacity(0.5);

Now, setOpacity works the way it should. Thanks Tobie for your response.
Without it, I don't think I would have caught that mistake. Sorry about
that.

- Paul


On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Paul Kim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I don't think "document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv}).setOpacity(0.5);" is
> equivalent to "document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv});
>  document.body.setOpacity(0.5);" because the first one is setting newDiv
> with an opacity of 0.5 whereas the second one is setting <body> with an
> opacity of 0.5.  What I'm trying to do is created an absolutely positioned
> div element with an opacity of 0.5 and insert it to the bottom of the <body>
> tag, not set the <body> tag itself with an opacity of 0.5.
>
> - Paul
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Tobie Langel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>
>>
>> >         Element.extend(document.body);
>> >         document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv}).setOpacity(0.5);
>>
>> That's equivalent to doing this:
>>
>>  Element.extend(document.body);
>>  document.body.insert({bottom: newDiv})
>>   document.body.setOpacity(0.5);
>>
>> Is that what you are trying to do?
>>
>>
>> >>
>>
>

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