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JQuery :: Internet Explorer - Accessing IFrame Contents In IE?


I'm using jQuery to try and access the contents of an iframe WYSIWYG, just to get the character count and update a counter outside the iFrame. Oddly enough, my code works fine in in Firefox, but breaks in all versions of IE. Here's what I have so far:

This is in the onload function:

textCounterWYSIWYG('longDesc_cnt', 2000);

This is the function itself:

function textCounterWYSIWYG(text, limit) {
var len = String($("iframe").contents().find("body").html());
var trimmed = len.replace(/^s+|s+$/g, '');
var length = trimmed.length;

[Code]....

The var len = ... line is what seems to be breaking IE.


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