Javascript Error Seen When Editing Wiki Page Using IE8 - Message: Object doesn't support this property or method

(Doc ID 1452853.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-Nov-2013

Symptoms

Unable to edit a Wiki Page in WebCenter 11.1.1.5 using IE8 if there is a requirement to change into a different mode such at HTML Source Mode.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Log in as weblogic user.
  2. Create a new space wiki_space.
  3. Create a new page in this space of type wiki -- mywikipage
  4. Add some text to the page - no problem
  5. Edit the page again and add some more text - no problem

    Now to try and add some HTML
  6. Edit the page again and this time go into HTML source mode  ( a javascript warning is seen).
  7. Add some more text and click Save and Close.
  8. Changes are not saved.

The javascript error is :

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729)
Timestamp: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:41:26 UTC
Message: Object doesn't support this property or method
Line: 385
Char: 5
Code: 0
URI: http://myhost:port/webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/page/scopedMD/s3b54c8ee_9bfb_4f55_9fe9_49be7a4e2185/BloggerHome.jspx?wc.contextURL=%2Fspaces%2Fwiki_space&wc.originURL=%2Fspaces%2Fwiki_space&_afrLoop=578691811681000



This problem does not reproduce in Firefox.

Cause

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