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   Re: [xml-dev] Problem with getElementById()

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At 2002-09-24 11:49 -0400, li, gang wrote:
>I want to get an element by its unique id. I set the attribute "id" to the

The quality of an element having a unique identifier is not accomplished at 
all through the name of the attribute, only through the type of the attribute.

I suspect your document type definition in your document type declaration 
is missing even just a single line to declare the attribute as being of 
type ID.

I often add something along the lines of the following to my documents to 
get the ID to work:

   <!DOCTYPE doc
   <!ATTLIST my-element id ID #REQUIRED>


   <!DOCTYPE sales
   <!ATTLIST customer custNo ID #REQUIRED>

I hope this helps.

........................ Ken

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