Note that you will probably want to use the innerHTML DOM element and not
the value element. Use value only for form fields.
If you are trying to get the value from within a div tag like this:
<div id="myDiv">My text</div>

then use this:

var myDiv = document.getElementById('myDiv').innerHTML;

Thanks,
Todd Allen
Estes Express Lines
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Do anyone know how I can use js to get DOM element within a <div>. I tried

below but it does not work:

var myDiv = document.getElementById('myDiv');
alert(myDiv.getElementById('elemInMyDiv').value);


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