Then how is $F() any different than $()?

Also, any idea why I can't get my form to submit.  I have been all over
Google and can't figure it out.

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From: prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com
[mailto:prototype-scriptacul...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Walter
Lee Davis
Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 10:24 AM
To: prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com
Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: Forms


Try giving your form elements IDs to match their NAME property. I have  
always needed the ID to be set in order to get a value out of $F.

Walter

On Oct 29, 2009, at 11:08 AM, Russell Keith wrote:

> Ok, maybe I'm just being dense, but I am reading the API for forms  
> and I am getting nothing from it.
>
> What is proper use of the $F utility and what can it do for me?  I  
> have read the Form.Element.getValue and it means nothing to me.
>
> I have this form:
>
>     <form name="createPDF" action="/pdf/pdf_process.php"  
> method="POST">
>     <input type="hidden" name="A_NAME" value="John" />
>     <input type="hidden" name="APPLY_DATE" value="<?=date("m/d/Y")? 
> >" />
>     <input type="hidden" name="A_BIRTH_DATE" value="01/01/01" />
>     <input type="hidden" name="L_NAME" value="Jane" />
>     <input type="hidden" name="L_BIRTH_DATE" value="01/01/01" />
>     <input type="hidden" name="A_ACCOUNT" value="111111111" />
>     </form>
>
> When I try to do alert($F('A_NAME')); I get an 'Object does not  
> support this property or method' error.  I get the same error when I  
> try to submit the form with 'document.createPDF.submit();' is there  
> something wrong with my form?
>
> >





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