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    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.4
    • Fix Version/s: 1.5 M1
    • Component/s: core
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      Description

      The script control.js contains the function 'addLoadEvent'. This function enables one to add multiple onload events to a page.

      There are two problems with the current function.

      1) If the <body> tag contains a 'onload' event, and the javascript is placed in the <head> of a page, the addLoadEvent does not seem to fire its events.
      2) The events added to the above function, only fires after the entire web page (including all images) have been loaded.

      An alternative approach which is used by some of the AJAX libraries (JQuery, mootools), is based on Dead Edwards code found here: http://dean.edwards.name/weblog/2006/06/again/

      There are a few available reusable scripts on the net, which provides this technique.

      The downside is that it looks like pretty nasty javascript code (or perhaps it just points to my lack of javascript knowledge

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          • Assignee:
            Bob Schellink
            Reporter:
            Bob Schellink
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