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How can I display the header information using JavaScript in my HTML page?

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I want to display the Header information in an HTML page I have.  I need to see if the Header information displays error numbers, such as 500 errors.

How can I do this in JavaScript?

Cheers,
Sue
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by:applekanna
ID: 9637109
what are u using JSP /ASP

if ASP http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/121400-1.shtml

if JSP <%String head = request.getHeader() ;%>
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by:Xxavier
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Is this what you mean?

<html>
<head>
<title>New Page 1</title>
<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 3.0">
</head>
<script>
   document.write(this.GENERATOR.content)
   document.write(document.title)
</script>
<body>
</body>
</html>
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by:superslamwich
ID: 9637334
um... something like this?

<html>
<head>
<title>Display stuff</title>
</head>
<script type='text/javascript'>
  var val = document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].outerHTML
  val = val.replace(/</g,"&lt;")
  val = val.replace(/>/g,"&gt;")
  document.write(val)
</script>
<body>
HI
</body>
</html>

{Slam}
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by:p_partha
ID: 9637460
somethign like this:
var test  = "http://oldlook-search.experts-exchange.com/care/"
xmlhttp=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")

xmlhttp.open("HEAD", test,true);
 xmlhttp.onreadystatechange=function() {
  if (xmlhttp.readyState==4) {
   if (xmlhttp.status==200) alert(xmlhttp.status + "URL Exists!")
    else if (xmlhttp.status==404) alert(xmlhttp.status + "URL doesn't exist!")
     else alert("Status is "+xmlhttp.status)
  }
 }
 xmlhttp.send(null)
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by:aspsue
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These suggestions do not answer my question.

I need a javascript that i can put in my custom error page that will show the HTTP header information.  This the system header information that is sent to the page.

Cheers,
Sue
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