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JavaScript, Base64 image decoding and display

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I would like to use JavaScript to decode a base64 encoded string and display it as a image in a browser, is that possible with JavaScript?
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Yes.

You're very vague, so it's difficult to be more specific. I'll assume that you can send the Base64 data to the client, so you can do something like:

      var Picture = document.createElement('img');
       Picture.src = 'data:image/gif;base64,' + myBase64Data;

Then you insert this where you want it.

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OK, let me explain my question again.

The server encodes the bitmap into base64 string, send to the client through a XML document, the client decodes it in JavaScript and needs to display the bitmap image in the browser. Therefore I guess I will need instructions on the client side to:

(1) do base64 decoding to a binary object
(2) display image in the browser
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Hey,
its not working properly,
you have to do something...

thanks,

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