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read file content from url link

Posted on 2015-01-18
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Hello,

 I have  a file link from dropbox. How do I read the content of the file  using  javascript/jquery?

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Question by:SiemensSEN
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
what file type is it?
Thanks.
Rainer
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Hi there are two way to do it

1.
 $( "#result" ).load( "ajax/test.html" );

2.
$.ajax({
  url: url,
  data: data,
  success: success,
  dataType: dataType
});
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