To boil it down to the essentials, the following statement is failing
with 'Object doesn't support this property or method'.  'root' is a UL
element:

$('root').hasClassName("level");


On May 9, 11:16 am, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> That's strange, if you're getting the element from $(), it should
> already be extended (and if not, explicitly extending it should work).
>
> My only thought is that for some reason, the element lookup isn't
> working at all and so it's not that it's not extended, but that the
> element isn't there. That's the first thing I'd check -- e.g., whether
> this.element is undefined rather than an un-extended DOM element. Just
> as well IE8 has a built-in minimalist debugger... :-)
>
> HTH,
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> Independent Software Engineer
> tj / crowder software / com
> www / crowder software / com
>
> On May 9, 3:51 pm, blackfrancis <gfranc...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > My script is throwing an error on 'this.element.hasClassName()' in IE
> > (only, Chrome works fine). Debugging, I see that the method is not
> > present on the element.  I gather that this is because the element is
> > not automatically Extended. I put the line
> > 'Element.extend(this.element)' before it in the script; but this
> > didn't fix. Any hints?
> > Actually, I'm confused how it could not have been extended in the
> > first place, since the start of the function is:
> >   init: function(idOrElement, parent) {
> >     this.element = $(idOrElement);
>
> > and the $() is meant to extend automatically... no?
>
> > p.s.: IE8

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