Opened 17 years ago

Closed 17 years ago

#555 closed Bug (fixed)

Creating Email links generates "Object doesn't support this property or method" Script Error

Reported by: Eric Jones Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone: FCKeditor 2.4.3
Component: General Version: SVN (FCKeditor) - Retired
Keywords: Confirmed IE7 Cc:


Tested in Demo, and nightly build as of June 11 5:42 EST.

Use the attached text file as testing html. This problem seems to be related to something in that html.

Browser: IE7 as of June 11th fully patched only extras are Google Toolbar OS: Windows XP Pro fully patches as of June 11th

  1. Using attached file paste into fckEditor using source view
  2. Switch to WYSIWYG view
  3. Find any text. i scroll down to the 2nd table and highlight the Contact "Cathy Santiago".
  4. Click on the Link icon (the globe with the chain)
  5. Select "Email" from link type drop down
  6. Type in any email address. i used test@…
  7. Click on the OK button.

At this point i get the error message mentioned in the short summary. i'd attached a screen shot of the message and the full screen of what things look like in my browser. The FCKeditor seen there is the nightly build downloaded today June 11th around 5pm EST.

Attachments (3)

errorMessage.jpg (29.0 KB) - added by Eric Jones 17 years ago.
Error Message closeup
error_html.txt (18.7 KB) - added by Eric Jones 17 years ago.
HTML text for testing
FullScreenError.jpg (138.8 KB) - added by Eric Jones 17 years ago.
Full Screen Error

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Change History (5)

Changed 17 years ago by Eric Jones

Attachment: errorMessage.jpg added

Error Message closeup

Changed 17 years ago by Eric Jones

Attachment: error_html.txt added

HTML text for testing

Changed 17 years ago by Eric Jones

Attachment: FullScreenError.jpg added

Full Screen Error

comment:1 Changed 17 years ago by Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo

Keywords: Confirmed IE7 added; link email ie7 removed
Version: FCKeditor 2.4.2SVN

Confirmed with IE7. IE6 and Firefox work fine.

a simplified test case is just this html:

<p>create a link here</p>
<p><a href="">bad link</a></p>

and create any kind of link in that text, it will fail.

The 2.4.2 seemed to work fine for me, but now I'm already too tired to be sure.

comment:2 Changed 17 years ago by Frederico Caldeira Knabben

Milestone: FCKeditor 2.4.3
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This is related to a IE7 bug. On element like <a href="">, retrieving <element>.href throws an error.

Fixed with [371].

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