AJAX Post build XML request body

Hi,

I have the following XML that I need to post to the server using an AJAX call:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding="utf-8"?>
  <Struct xmlns="http://bacnet.org/csml/1.2">
    <Unsigned name="lifetime" value="1200"/>
    <List name="values">
      <Real name="1" value="33" via="/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,1/present-value"/>
      <Real name="2" value="44" via="/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,2/present-value"/>
      <Real name="3" value="66" via="/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,3/present-value"/>
      <Real name="4" value="88" via="/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,4/present-value"/>
    </List>
  </Struct>

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My JS code is as follows but obviously I need to format the data element with the XML above:

function createMulti() {
        var url = "http://localhost/enteliweb/api/.multi";
        var multiID;
        $.ajax({
            method: "POST",
            url: url,
            dataType: 'xml',
            data:XML,
            success: function(xml) {
                //var $xml = $($.parseXML(xml));
                $(xml).find('Real').each(function(idx, item) {
                    multiID = ($(item).attr("value"));

                });
            },
            error: function(response, error) {
                alert(response.status);
            }

        });
    }

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RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
Just create the XML as a string (escaping double quotes because that's what I'm using to create the string):

var DATA = "<?xml version='1.0' encoding=\"utf-8\"?><Struct xmlns=\"http://bacnet.org/csml/1.2\"><Unsigned name=\"lifetime\" value=\"1200\"/><List name=\"values\"><Real name=\"1\" value=\"33\" via=\"/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,1/present-value\"/><Real name=\"2\" value=\"44\" via=\"/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,2/present-value\"/><Real name=\"3\" value=\"66\" via=\"/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,3/present-value\"/><Real name=\"4\" value=\"88\" via=\"/.bacnet/MainSite/5600/analog-value,4/present-value\"/></List></Struct>"
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