accessing menu item attributes generated via template returns RDF variable name instead of value




16 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Bugzilla Reviewers, Assigned: Chris Waterson)



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16 years ago
If I use a XUL template to generate the content of a menu, and then access its
menu items via DOM properties/methods like childNodes and
getElementsByAttribute, attributes populated with RDF variables contain the RDF
variable name rather than the value of the variable for that menu item.

For example:

var menu = document.getElementByID('my-menu');
var popup = menu.childNodes[1]; # the menupopup; childNodes[0] is the template
var item = popup.childNodes[0]; # a menu item

Expected Results: the value of the item (f.e. "foo bar baz")
Actual Results: the RDF variable representing the values (f.e. "?blah")

Accessing the values works, however, for menu.selectedItem and when accessing
the menu item via document.getElementById:

menu.selectedItem.value; # the value of the item
document.getElementById('menu-item-id').value; # the value of the item

Tested on today's (2002-07-15) Linux nightly.

Comment 1

16 years ago
Correction, this is the code that fails:

var menu = document.getElementById('my-menu');
var popup = menu.getElementsByTagName('menupopup');
popup = popup[0];
var item = popup.childNodes[0];

Comment 2

15 years ago
tever is not RDF QA anymore
QA Contact: tever → nobody
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