[development] using jquery to access a form element

Lluís Forns enboig at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 12:45:27 UTC 2010

I was hoping to find a way to tell my js code which id would have the
form element.

I inserted my js code inside the form()

2010/6/23 nan wich <nan_wich at bellsouth.net>:
> Actually, if the same form is used more than once on a page, you can almost
> guarantee that it will *not* have the same name. Take a look at the comments
> in "form_clean_id()" concerning its effects on jQuery. I think adding a
> class might make this more difficult, unless that code is fully aware of
> multiple instances of a form on a page.
> Nancy E. Wichmann, PMP
> Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -- Dr. Martin L. King,
> Jr.
> ________________________________
> From: Steven Jones
> However, you cannot therefore guarantee that the form element will
> always have the same ID.
> Usually I'd add a class to the item I want to add the behaviour to (in
> form alter or theme function), and then attach the javascript using
> the Drupal.behaviors technique.
> Regards
> Steven Jones

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