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#10253 closed bug (invalid)

Opened September 12, 2011 10:08AM UTC

Closed September 12, 2011 11:03AM UTC

getWindow BUG in IE6-8

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: misc Version: 1.6.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

jQ Ver: 1.5.x+;

Browser: IE6/IE7/IE8;

Reproduce the issue: $(document).scrollLeft(); (than will be JavaScript-ERROR).

So use this method the Fancybox-Plugin (

The function getWindow under IE6-8 return not Window-Object. And scrollLeft and scrollTop methods don't work if elem is the document object.

Follow code fix it:

function getWindow( elem ) {

if(jQuery.isWindow( elem )){return elem;}

if(elem.nodeType !== 9){return false;}

var win= elem.defaultView | | elem.parentWindow;

return win.opener ? win : window;


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Changed September 12, 2011 11:03AM UTC by addyosmani comment:1

component: unfiledmisc
priority: undecidedlow
resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

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