[Project_owners] finding the <form/> of an <input/>

HJ bugs4hj at netscape.net
Wed Mar 22 02:37:09 EST 2006


Eric H. Jung wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Given an <input/> field, I'm trying to determine the <form/> in which it's contained. I've written
> this recursive function:
> 
> /** Returns null if there is no form **/
> findForm : function(node) {
>   // |node| is an <input type="text"/> field
>   if (node.nodeName == "FORM")
>     return node;
>   return node.parentNode ? this.findFormName(node.parentNode) : null;
> },
> 
> This works for all pages I've tried except this one: http://passwordmaker.org/proto/eraseme.html.
> In that case, the function returns null. I don't understand why it's not working. Anyone care to
> take a look?

Doesn't just node.parentNode work for this?

/HJ


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