Geocoder Placeholder not working in 3.5

Discussion created by mons0160 on Jun 12, 2013
Latest reply on Aug 27, 2013 by averydc
I can't seem to get the placeholder text to work for the geocoder dijit.  It isn't working in the sample either.  Any Ideas?

My code matches the example.
var geocoder = new esri.dijit.Geocoder({ 
  autoComplete: true,
        maxLocations: 10,
        map: map,
  arcgisGeocoder: {
            placeholder:"Search Location..."
        }, "location-search1");

The element that gets built is this...
[HTML]<input id="location-search1_input" type="text" role="textbox" data-dojo-attach-event="ondijitclick:_inputClick" data-dojo-attach-point="inputNode" autocomplete="off" value="" placeholder="" tabindex="0" aria-haspopup="true">[/HTML]

Im currently using JS to set it after the fact but would prefer to just use the dijit's capabilities.
$("#location-search1_input").attr("placeholder","Location Search..")