[webkit-dev] How to add a attribute for "object" tag and can be modified by JavaScript

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Thu May 21 07:25:19 PDT 2009

On May 21, 2009, at 7:12 AM, naixuan guan wrote:

> when I open the HTML page like follow:
> <OBJECT id="StormPlayer" width = 800 height = 400 src = "111"></ 
> <script language="JavaScript">
> alert(document.StormPlayer.src);
> </Script>
> the warning message will show "undefined". why?

Because not every HTML attribute has a corresponding JavaScript  

But alert(document.getElementById("StormPlayer").getAttribute("src"))  
should work.

> can I add the "src" attribute to "object" tag and can be modified by  
> JavaScript?

Yes, by calling objectElement.setAttribute("src", newSourceValue).

     -- Darin

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