December 11, 2006

Posted by John

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  1. Matt Williams Matt Williams

    Dec 12, 2006

    The only possible drawback I can think of might be where you are dynamically creating and destroying elements on the fly. I’m speaking off the cuff; I’ve not tested it as yet. Otherwise, this is a really neat idea. Thanks!

  2. I thought about that too. For my purposes, I’m not destroying and recreating the same element and I haven’t tested it yet. If I get a chance I will or if anyone else does, let me know and I’ll fix it.


    Feb 19, 2007

    When I add this script into my application.js file I get results is not a function. For some reason this is not working for me, especially since it’s a simple copy and paste. I am using rails edge, if that helps.

  4. @Ben – Just including the javascript gives you the error or how are you trying to use it?

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