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XML DOM deleteData() Method


Text Object Reference Text Object

Definition and Usage

The deleteData() method deletes data from a text node.

Syntax

deleteData(start,length)

Parameter Description
start Required. Specifies where to begin removing characters. Start value starts at zero
length Required. Specifies how many characters to delete


Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and deletes some characters from the text node of the first <title> element:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");
x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("title")[0].childNodes[0];

x.deleteData(0,9);
document.write(x.data);

Output:

Italian

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Text Object Reference Text Object

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