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Where to find a code for responseHTML

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Dear Expert,

Do you know where I can find the function or javascript library  of responseHTML in other webiste ?
so I can access it through DOM to extract data in other HTML file like
 document.getElementById('test').innerHTML =xmlhttp.responseHTML.getElementByID("......)
that is similar to  extract xml data from xmlhttp.responseXML

I got one but not complete at http://www.ohjelmointirengas.fi/Ohjelmointi/responseHTML.txt

Please help and advise

Duncan
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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I've used mootools but JQuery will do the same for you.  the following is the ajax request object using the mootools library.  When the data has been received you can see I load an htm page and then access elements within it using simple css selectors.


		myRequest = new Request({
			url: "sales1.htm",
			noCache: true,
			link: 'ignore',
			method: 'get',
			async: false,
			onSuccess: function(responseText, responseXML) {
				$('my_content').innerHTML = responseText;
				alert($('my_content').getElement('#Book1_25322').getElement('img').src);
			}
		});

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alert($('my_content').getElement('#Book1_25322').getElement('img').src);

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is the part i'm talking about
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by:Michel Plungjan
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However you will not be able to ajax to another website unless for IE it is in trusted sites and for Fx it implements Cross Origin Resource Sharing
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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That's right, the html file has to reside in the same domain unless you want to use the additional Request.JSONP package from mootools
see: http://www.clientcide.com/wiki/cnet-libraries/06-request/00-jsonp

Btw You've answered this question in your other question you have open: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/JavaScript/Q_26622228.html?cid=1749

that is the right code.  I would focus on using the Request.HTML and the onSuccess function() to obtain the responseHTML content
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by:duncanb7
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Dear Taqit,

it is not wokring and no response for my following try , and your index.html
in other  thread is working for sales1.htm so I put this following code  file in the same directory
under screen_update

And I want to know which word in your is code  calling mootools libray , OnSucess, Right ?
And  I found some ajax example   is working if I put the code file at D: drive
and some is not like yours.   Actually, xmlhttp is internet stuff, so it cannot access file system
on PC, RIght? But I don't know why some ajax example is also working on D: drive.
 
Duncan

Please advise

Duncan

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">

<head>

<title></title>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/mootools/1.3.0/mootools-yui-compressed.js"></script>



<script type='text/javascript'>



function main() {

myRequest = new Request({

			url: 'sales1.htm',

			noCache: true,

			link: 'ignore',

			method: 'get',

			async: false,

			onSuccess: function(responseText, responseXML) {

				$('my_content').innerHTML = responseText;

				alert($('my_content').getElement('#Book1_25322').getElement('img').src);

			}

		});

}



</script>



<input type='button' onclick="main();" value='click me' />

</head>

</html>

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 alert($('my_content').getElement('#Book1_25322').getElement('img').src);
has javascript error

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by:duncanb7
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alert($('my_content').getElementsById('Book1_25322').getElementsBYTagName('img').src);

It shoud be working but not work, why ? even I also put back <div id="my_content">loading</div>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">

<head>

<title></title>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/mootools/1.3.0/mootools-yui-compressed.js"></script>



<script type='text/javascript'>



function main() {

myRequest = new Request({

			url: "http://www.e-hftrade.com/mootools/screen_update/sales1.htm",

			noCache: true,

			link: 'ignore',

			method: 'get',

			async: false,

			onSuccess: function(responseText, responseXML) {

				$('my_content').innerHTML = responseText;

				alert($('my_content').getElementsById('Book1_25322').getElementsBYTagName('img').src);

			}

		});

}



</script>



<input type='button' onclick="main();" value='click me' />

<div id="my_content">loading</div>

</head>

</html>

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Rob Jurd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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all you are doing above is creating a mootools Request object everytime you run "main()".  nothing happens because you're not asking it to do anything.  you need to tell the request to send()
function main() {

myRequest = new Request({

			url: "http://www.e-hftrade.com/mootools/screen_update/sales1.htm",

			noCache: true,

			link: 'ignore',

			method: 'get',

			async: false,

			onSuccess: function(responseText, responseXML) {

				$('my_content').innerHTML = responseText;

				alert($('my_content').getElementsById('Book1_25322').getElementsBYTagName('img').src);

			}

		}).send();

}

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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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the "Request" is part of mootools.  without mootools you would have to determine which ajax object to use... see here:
http://www.w3schools.com/ajax/tryit.asp?filename=tryajax_first

the onSuccess is an Event that happens when the Request is completed and receives data back

AJAX = Asynchronous JavaScript and XML.

AJAX is not a new programming language, but a new way to use existing standards.

AJAX is the art of exchanging data with a server, and update parts of a web page - without reloading the whole page.


Of course it will work with D: but as long as you are running it through a local webserver like http://localhost
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by:duncanb7
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Dear taqit,
Okay thanks, I will remember you, now the big question is at following link , please help to review
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/AJAX/Q_26625196.html.
I don't know why I click may time of the button of the ajax code from wc3 is always
displaying the past data. SO the code is only worked for first time when I open my IE windows



I will credit all the thread to you .

DUncan
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by:duncanb7
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thanks for all of you to reply

Please switch to new thread,
I get big problem  before using
anything mootools

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I believe it is because IE caches ajax requests
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