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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript Perform: Modifying Elements

Uncaught NoModificationAllowedError [...] The 'input' element does not support text insertion.

I'm getting this error message logged to the console.

"Uncaught NoModificationAllowedError: Failed to set the 'innerText' property on 'HTMLElement': The 'input' element does not support text insertion."

It says the problem is on line 38 of my .js file. That is 'label.innerText = taskString'. Up to this point the console has told me where the problem has been and I've fixed it. But I can't see what's different about my code and Chalkley's D:

Is there anything wrong here? Lines 30-38 of my .js file.

Or, is there anything specific, given my error message, that I should be looking for elsewhere in my .js file?

  checkBox.type = "checkbox";
  editInput.type = "text";

  editButton.innerText = "Edit";
  editButton.className = "edit";
  deleteButton.innerText = "Delete";
  deleteButton.className = "delete";

  label.innerText = taskString;

Thx ~Jay

1 Answer

Kieran Gibbons
Kieran Gibbons
17,434 Points

i was having the same isssue just now. Try checking this bit:- //input (checkbox) var checkBox = document.createElement("input"); // checkbox //label var label = document.createElement("label"); //input (text) var editInput = document.createElement("input"); // text //button.edit var editButton = document.createElement("button"); ////////I had this set as "input" originally///////////// //button.delete var deleteButton = document.createElement("button");