Problem is, this is simply NOT returning!

And there is 4 lines of unrelated code between the NEW template call and the
two line from my earlier message.
On Apr 17, 2011 6:45 PM, "Walter Lee Davis" <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> Sure, this is something I have struggled with as well. The return from
> a Template.evaluate call is not the generated object, but some other
> form of return (probably a boolean success or something like that --
> not exactly sure).
>
> If you need to get access to the object immediately after creating it,
> you may want to use the new Element() syntax instead of Template,
> because this:
>
> var foo = new Element('div',{id:'bar'});
>
> will return a handle to the element, even before you add it to the
> page, while Template.evaluate may need you to pause a beat before $
> ('bar') will access the element from your page after you've inserted it.
>
> Walter
>
> On Apr 17, 2011, at 2:52 PM, Phil Petree wrote:
>
>> Using Prototype version 1.6.1 (I know everyone is up to 1.7 but we
>> can't upgrade at this time)
>> Code looks like this:
>>
>> var selectThis;
>> var radioTemplate = new Template('input[type=radio][name=#{selectID}]
>> [value=#{selectValue}]');
>> var bValue = 1; // this is actually set from the rc of a function
>> and is absolutely 1 but it shouldn't matter
>>
>> selectThis = {selectID: 'owner', selectValue: bValue };
>> $$(radioTemplate.evaluate(selectThis))[0].writeAttribute("checked",
>> "checked");
>> the last line causes a throw and all processing stops. any ideas?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Phil
>>
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