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XML DOM substringData() Method


Text Object Reference Text Object

Definition and Usage

The substringData() method gets data from the text node.

Syntax

substringData(start,length)

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


Example

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

Example

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

y=x.substringData(9,7);

document.write(x.nodeValue);
document.write("
");
document.write(y);

Output:

Everyday Italian
Italian

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