[OpenLayers-Dev] Bug when creation a map in a div with id like 'mapDIV' (2.9RC1)?

bartvde at osgis.nl bartvde at osgis.nl
Tue Apr 6 06:20:05 EDT 2010

Hi Fabian,

thanks for pointing out the inconsistency, I've opened up a bug so we can
tackle this in the future:


Best regards,

> bartvde wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am not getting you, can your clarify, ids are case-sensitive.
>> What does your markup look like (your div definition)?
> OK my fault I am a bit embarrassed, it was a very stupid css error of me.
> Because I changed the div name in html an js but not css, sorry and thank
> you for pointing me to find the error on my side. I had to debug the
> OL-code
> to find out that it was my mistake.
> bartvde wrote:
>> The div should always be an id (string), not a DOMElement:
>>      * Parameters:
>>      * div - {String} Id of an element in your page that will contain
>> the
>> map.
>>      *     May be omitted if the <div> option is provided or if you
>> intend
>>      *     to use <render> later.
> Yes but the later provided option div [1] can also be a DOMElement
> Best wisches,
> Fabian
> [1]
> http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/files/OpenLayers/Map-js.html#OpenLayers.Map.div
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