#11 ✓duplicate

Event handlers fail if run before document is loaded

Reported by cwolves | April 15th, 2008 @ 12:08 AM


Event is dependent on document.body existing which, in IE (of course) isn't always the case if the event is fired before the document is fully loaded.

Simple test case is to make a mouseMove event handler on an object and to fire it before the document is loaded. Prototype chokes on line 3788:

... || document.body.scrollLeft

// document.body == null

This should be something along the lines of:

... || (document.body?document.body.scrollLeft:0)

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