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The IWebBrowser is currently displaying an XML result page.  How do I retrieve the XML string from the document?
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Question by:ramrocket
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by:ramrocket
ID: 17020625
CComBSTR bstrInnerHTML;
pBody->get_outerHTML(&bstrInnerHTML);
CString result = W2A(bstrInnerHTML);

When I get the response from from an http request, I get in the result:

<html>...<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>...</html>

How do I get rid of html tags and just get the xml string???
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by:KurtVon
ID: 17026285
get_innerHTML isn't working?  You may have to navigate to the specific element in the XML (I can't tell from what you've posted).

Another possibility is to reparse the string into a DOMDocument and then use standard XML navigation to get to the part you want.

Hope this helps.
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by:ramrocket
ID: 17030668
thanks Kurt, I've figured it out.  I have to write a little parsing function and painfully parse the string in memory to get rid of hltml tags.

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by:KurtVon
ID: 17031758
I'm surprised you can't trim the string before the start and after the end of the XML tags, then feed the string to a DOMDocument to get it parsed automatically.
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by:ramrocket
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it is because html tags occurs not only between html block but also between xml block.  
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