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Need to get offsetLeft of an iframe or div inside another iframe

 
 
Nathan Carr
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      09-17-2004
I'm having trouble getting the offsetLeft of an iframe that is inside
a div tag inside another iframe that is inside a frame.

I have something like this (inside main.asp)

<DIV id="divHeader" name="divHeader"
style="position:relative;left:0;top:0;width:660;he ight:10;z-index:1">
<IFRAME NAME="iHeader" src="header.asp" frameborder=0
marginheight=0 marginwidth=0 width=100% height=100%
scrolling=no></IFRAME>
</DIV>


inside header.asp

<DIV id="divAccounts" name="divAccounts"
style="position:relative;left:0;top:0;width:100%;h eight:69;z-index:1">
<iframe id="iAccounts" name="iAccounts" src="somewhere.asp"
width="100%" height="69" frameborder="0" scrolling="yes" align="top"
marginwidth=0 marginheight=0 hspace=0 vspace=0></iframe>
</div>


I'm trying to do this...
top.document.getElementById("divHeader").document. getElementById("iHeader").document.getElementByID( "divAccounts").offsetLeft

or

top.document.getElementById("divHeader").document. getElementById("iHeader").document.getElementByID( "iAccounts").offsetLeft

it just gives me an error.

when i do
top.document.getElementById("divHeader").document. getElementById("iHeader").name,
i can get the proper name, so that's the point where I am lost

any help would be appreciated. thanks in advance.
 
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