I want to blame IE 8 because I designed with FF and did not see any
issue but IE 8 definitely is a problem.
To simplify a fairly complex page…
The intent is to change what is displayed in the list view mode by
selecting a ‘topic’ from the collection list.
With ':update => ‘container’ FF worked perfectly but IE 8 first updates
like FF, then it changes the selection list to ‘null’ and continually
cycles and sends ‘null’ to the observer and it’s a mess.
With ':update => ‘content_area’ FF loads a second list view inside the
original list view and that clearly isn’t workable.
I suspect that my issue is that I don’t thoroughly understand what
‘observe_field’ is capable of doing or not doing but previous usage
seemed fairly straight forward but that was rails 1.2.6 and perhaps I
never tested with IE before.
What is the best way to handle this for all browsers?
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