I can't immediately replicate that, if it's really the `select` that's
failing, it must have to do with your markup. Can you post a
minimalist failing test page?[1] Also, what happens when you use

   this.Pages = this.Carousel.select('div.CarouselV9Page');

instead? That's an equivalent selector.

Separately, though: Are you sure it's the `select` that's failing?
There's a substantial bugfix in IE8: `document.getElementById` no
longer (incorrectly) finds things by `name` in addition to `id`.[2][3]
Does your `divID` variable actually refer to an element's `id` (not

[1] http://proto-scripty.wikidot.com/self-contained-test-page
[3] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms536437(VS.85).aspx

T.J. Crowder
Independent Software Consultant
tj / crowder software / com

On Mar 24, 4:26 pm, FireDog <jerry.spark...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have some code that works in IE 7 but does not return an array of
> elments in IE 8
> Example:
> this.Carousel = $(divID);
> this.Pages = this.Carousel.select('div[class="CarouselV9Page"]');
> this is only happening when IE 8 is not set to IE 7 compatibiliy.
> Can some one pleas help?

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