That seems to be working!

Is Event.observe.defer a standard method, or is it only to be used in
certain cases?

I'm happy that it's working but I would really like to learn the
basics properly.

Thanks anyway for getting me up and running!
Ashley

On Aug 5, 10:32 pm, DJ Mangus <d.man...@gmail.com> wrote:
> good question.  You might change Event.observe( . . . etc to
> Event.observe.defer( . . .  and see if that fixes it.  Odd that the
> node isn't available in the DOM at onSuccess but that might work
> around it while I research.
>
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Ash<ashley.kenner...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > yes, when I check the HTML tab, the form with the id=password-form has
> > not been created within the email-response div, even though I have
> > waited to check for it with the onSuccess line
>
> > EG
>
> > function callProcBasketEmail(e) {
> >    var pars = Form.serialize('email-form');
> >    var myAjax = new Ajax.Updater('email-response',
> > 'procBasketEmail.php', {
> >        method: 'post',
> >        parameters: pars,
> >        onSuccess: function(response)
> >        {
> >            Event.observe('password-form', 'submit',
> > callProcBasketPassword);
> >        }
> >    });
> >    Event.stop(e);
> > }
>
> > Once I jump past the error, the email-response div gets populated with
> > the form i'm trying to observe, so the question is, why is the
> > onSuccess running before the DOM has been updated?
>
> > On Aug 5, 10:17 pm, DJ Mangus <d.man...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> actually just checked firebug, best place would be html tab.  DOM tab
> >> lists the entire DOM which would be very hard to go through.
>
> >> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Ash<ashley.kenner...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> > Sorry, i'm quite new to this, should I be looking for the form
> >> > id=password-form element in the DOM, not sure where to look for it in
> >> > the DOM tab of firebug?
>
> >> > Is this correct?
>
> >> > On Aug 5, 10:06 pm, DJ Mangus <d.man...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> <nods> when Firebug breaks on the error, check the DOM tab to see the
> >> >> state at that particular moment.
>
> >> >> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Alex
>
> >> >> McAuley<webmas...@thecarmarketplace.com> wrote:
>
> >> >> > Seems the element does not exist...
>
> >> >> > Does it exist in the DOM ?
>
> >> >> > Alex Mcauley
> >> >> >http://www.thevacancymarket.com
> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> > From: "Ash" <ashley.kenner...@gmail.com>
> >> >> > To: "Prototype & script.aculo.us" 
> >> >> > <prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 10:04 PM
> >> >> > Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: Beginners question, trouble with 
> >> >> > Event.stop in
> >> >> > AJAX
>
> >> >> > When I set firebug to break on all errors...
>
> >> >> > Submit the first form and I get (from prototype.js)
>
> >> >> >  function getEventID(element) {
> >> >> > element is null3936 if (element._prototypeEventID) return
> >> >> > element._prototypeEventID[0]; (element is null error)
>
> >> >> > if I step past it and submit the second form I get the same error
> >> >> > again
>
> >> >> > Unfortunately I don't know why both errors are caused, can you help
> >> >> > please?
>
> >> >> > On Aug 5, 9:40 pm, DJ Mangus <d.man...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> >> Are you getting any Javascript errors? Note: firefox and firebug is
> >> >> >> your friend. Don't forget to break on all errors.
>
> >> >> >> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Ash<ashley.kenner...@gmail.com> 
> >> >> >> wrote:
>
> >> >> >> > Hi, I wasn't sure whether you meant in the 1st or second function, 
> >> >> >> > but
> >> >> >> > it doesn't make a difference in either.
>
> >> >> >> > I think it is the Event.observe('password-form', 'submit',
> >> >> >> > callProcBasketPassword); which is not working properly, although I
> >> >> >> > don't know how to debug it
>
> >> >> >> > On Aug 5, 6:48 pm, DJ Mangus <d.man...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> >> >> Try adding e.preventDefault(); instead of Event.stop(e) and let me
> >> >> >> >> know if that works?
>
> >> >> >> >> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Ash<ashley.kenner...@gmail.com> 
> >> >> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> >> >> > function callProcBasketEmail(e) {
> >> >> >> >> > var pars = Form.serialize('email-form');
> >> >> >> >> > var myAjax = new Ajax.Updater('email-response',
> >> >> >> >> > 'procBasketEmail.php', {
> >> >> >> >> > method: 'post',
> >> >> >> >> > parameters: pars,
> >> >> >> >> > onSuccess: function(response)
> >> >> >> >> > {
> >> >> >> >> > Event.observe('password-form', 'submit',
> >> >> >> >> > callProcBasketPassword);
> >> >> >> >> > }
> >> >> >> >> > });
> >> >> >> >> > Event.stop(e);
> >> >> >> >> > }
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