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Javascript to create XML files

Posted on 2001-09-04
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Can anyone please tell me how to create XML files using Javascript?
If this possible?
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Question by:desmondtsk
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by:chabaud
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You can simply the XML DOM (with ie5).

Here is a good introduction:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/xmlsdk30/htm/xmconintroductiontothedom.asp

If you problem is to create a (xml) file on disk, you would have security constraints.
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to create xml file on the disk , first make a vbscript function which will use FileSystemObject object of vbscript
and then call that function in javascript
filesystemobject is the object of vbscript which will create the file on your disk , and in javascript u just traverse through the structure and write the nodes onto the file
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by:gvpathi_dev
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Any way it gives a warning that shows running ActiveXobjects unsafe.  and another prob is VB Script not able to run in NS.  Is there is any other solution?...

I created a ActiveX DLL but with which the same problem persist..

A VC guy told that inherit ISafe.. to open that in scripting... but if we implement it we cannot save that object in local...(File system object deney...)  MS DOM itself come with a API called "Save" but it won't work in scripts...(From VB it works fine)




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by:rdov
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for Cross Platform XML Parsing in JavaScript try this:
http://xmljs.sourceforge.net/
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by:gvpathi_dev
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rdov,
This is not the requirement.  He want the string to be stored into client machine?  Is it correct desmondtsk
?
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