IE8 null sends "null" bug!

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Bengt Samuelsson, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. I can't find out how to send a bug report! OK!
    Here it is! I have a homepage where I using AJAX teknik to get data from an
    database back to for ex
    <input type="text" name="adress" id="adress" size="35" value="">
    or to
    <div id="Fabrikat_namn"></div>
    The Problem with IE8 is there is not am null "\0" but the string "null" when
    the real value is just null. I can se this as an serius bug in javascript in

    IE8 Have changed a bit besouse of this bug:
    document.getElementById(target).innerHTML = (content != null) ? content : "";
    or
    document.getElementById(target).value = (value != null) ? value : "";
    It shuld be this code:
    document.getElementById(target).innerHTML = content;
    or
    document.getElementById(target).value = value;
    An empty string is not the same as null.
     
    Bengt Samuelsson, Dec 16, 2009
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  2. Developer-specific resources include:

    MSDN IE Development Forums <=post such questions here instead
    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/category/iedevelopment/

    IE Developer Center
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/default.aspx

    Learn IE8
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/aa740473.aspx

    HTML and DHTML Overviews and Tutorials
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms537623.aspx and

    Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
    http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/aa740476.aspx

    Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer (free, stand-alone visual
    debugging tool for IE6, IE7, and IE8)
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...FamilyID=8e6ac106-525d-45d0-84db-dccff3fae677

    Expression Web SuperPreview Release Notes
    http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/Web_SuperPreviewReleaseNotes.aspx

    Validators:
    http://validator.w3.org/
    http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Dec 16, 2009
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