View Full Version : JScript runtime error
01-13-2004, 04:35 PM
Is there an option in Internet Options that controls this error? I never use to see it and now lots of users get it - especially when submitting an ASP page, but not always. THere aren't any errors on the coding pages but this error pops up alot in many different areas when accessing the internet/intranet information. The first error says "A runtime error has occurred. Do you wish to debug?" If you answer YES to debug it brings up the second error, which reads" microsoft JScript rutnime error: object expected." If you answer, NO to debug, the application contiues on with no problem.
01-13-2004, 04:47 PM
There's a setting in the "Advanced" tab of the Options window that reads "Disable script debugging" - make sure that's checked.
01-13-2004, 04:51 PM
There is an option to turn off the errors but it'd be a lot better if you just fixed the error so it doesn't occur. Turning off the display of errors is the digital equivalent of sweeping the dirt under the edge of the rug, it might hide the dirt but it's still going to have to be dealt with eventually.
THere aren't any errors on the coding pages but this error pops up alot in many different areas when accessing the internet/intranet information.
If this were true, you wouldn't be getting errors.
Unless your intranet is locked into an IE only zone, I suggest you use a browser like Mozilla (http://www.mozilla.org) to load the page(s) where the error is occurring, it's debugger is a lot more comprehensive and will allow you to find and fix the problem quickly. You can still hunt down the problem using IE too, it just takes more work.
01-13-2004, 05:01 PM
01-13-2004, 06:37 PM
An IE only zone would be where your pages are coded using constructs that are proprietary to the IE browser instead of using constructs that are based on standards.
For example, using "document.all.someid" instead of using "document.getElementById('someid')".
If you've followed standards for your coding you've got the ability to switch browsers if you need to, if you've just coded to what works with IE you don't have that option.
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