This is really odd behavior. If you add a break point before KendoDataBind
function is called inside document ready handler
you will notice that the template selector will not find the element, i.e $("#rowTemplate")
doesn't find the element.
If you inspect the document at that point (while debugging) you will see that part of the markup is not yet loaded for some reason only in IE9
I've tried to replicate similar scenario by copy-paste of the original response from server and wasn't able to receive the error.
In order to proceed further I suggest you stripping down the page and see whether the error disappears. If not it will be best to send us runnable app which replicates the error so we can debug it locally.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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