If you want to select any elements that are child of a specific element you
can do so like this

$('myparentelement').select('span');

will select all spans that are children of the element with id
myparentelement

Jason Westbrook | T: 313-799-3770 | jwestbr...@gmail.com


On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 1:13 AM, Ubik <emiliano.lepor...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I guess you need to include Prototype in the parent document too.
> BTW, use $$ to select elements in your document: $$('div') will give you
> any DIV element in your current document, almost like
> document.querySelectorAll; use $( id ) as a replacement of
> document.getElementById( id )
>
>
> On Monday, July 15, 2013 10:14:05 PM UTC+2, Balaram Das Mahant wrote:
>>
>> I am new to Prototype, I have a webpage and an iframe in it. I am loading
>> Prototype in my iframe and am trying to use Selector API to get DOM
>> references for elements of my parent window.
>> Eg:
>> Selector.findChildElements(**document,['div']) is returning references
>> to DIV elements of iframe's document. But,Selector.**
>> findChildElements(parent.**document,['div']) is not returning any
>> references to DIV elements of parent's document. Instead, giving an error 
>> "TypeError:
>> Cannot call method 'identify' of null". When I deep dive into code, I
>> find 'Element' is actually adding 'identify' method (which is in my iframe
>> context, which is addigning a dummy 'id' attribute). First of all my
>> understanding of Prototype and its Selector API is poor, please suggest a
>> way I can use Selector API to fetch references to DOM elements of my parent
>> document.
>>
>> Thanks in Advance.
>> -Balaram.
>>
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