How to set document.domain for a dynamically generated IFRAME?

I am implementing CodeMirror (http://marijn.haverbeke.nl/codemirror/) on a page where document.domain needs to be declared (because of other IFRAMES on the page).

CodeMirror generates a dynamic IFRAME to provide syntax highlighted code editing. The problem is that IE throws up 'Access Denied' (other browsers are fine) at the following piece of code mirror code:

this.win = frame.contentWindow;
...
var doc = this.win.document; <-- ERROR
doc.open();
doc.write(html.join(""));
doc.close();

It turns out IE doesn't inherit document.domain from parent IE. I can set document.domain in the IFRAME contents but IE throws up the error before I can even set the contents. Any ideas how to tackle this problem?

Answers


Got it to work, finally. A hack inspired by TinyMCE code.

var u = 'javascript:(function(){document.open();document.domain="' + document.domain + '";var ed = window.parent.CodeMirror_boilerplate;document.write(ed);document.close();})()';

frame.src = u;

It sets the document.domain in SRC and not by DOM.


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