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File handling using Javascript

Jayanth Mathavan

Joined: Nov 10, 2005
Posts: 16
Hi all,
Can anyone please tell me how to perform file handling operations like read,write to *.xml file using Javascript? Please help.

Jayanth Mathavan
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
If you're talking about files on the client side, then there's no way to do this - JavaScript has no access to files (nor any file I/O capabilities).

Files residing on the server can be read (though nor written directly) through the XmlHTTPRequest object.
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