[Pas2js] bootstrap 5 modal: JQuery(...).modal is not a function

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Aug 11 14:19:10 CEST 2023

On Fri, 11 Aug 2023, Luca Olivetti via Pas2js wrote:

> El 11/8/23 a les 13:37, Luca Olivetti via Pas2js ha escrit:
>> El 11/8/23 a les 13:32, Michael Van Canneyt ha escrit:
>>> On Fri, 11 Aug 2023, Luca Olivetti via Pas2js wrote:
>>>> El 11/8/23 a les 13:01, Michael Van Canneyt via Pas2js ha escrit:
>>>>> The latter: Import jquery with a tag, make sure it is before the 
>>>>> bootstrap js.
>>>>> (bootstrap 5 tries to detect the presence of jquery, so jquery must be 
>>>>> first)
>>>>> I use bootstrap 5 with the libbootstrap in several commercial projects, 
>>>>> so I am quite sure it works :-)
>>>> Well, I must be doing something wrong since it gives me that exception 
>>>> here. Maybe I should delay the rtl.run() ("Run RTL when all page 
>>>> resources are fully loaded")?
>>> Maybe. It depends on where you set the script elements. If they are in the 
>>> <head></head> then it should not be necessary.
>> Yes, they are in <head> and apparently it is necessary.
>> OTOH, even if it now works, I introduced a dependency on jquery that I 
>> don't strictly need.
> BTW, the "Backdrop" property is defined as boolean, however it has to be the 
> text 'static' (according to the documentation even in bootstrap 4).
> I did this

If you look at the documentation:


In the table under 'options' you'll see it is a boolean or 'static'. 
I'll see about adding static.


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