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Re: Reading XML from a URL with VBScript

From: "Han" <hp4444@------.---.----->
Date: 7/2/2004 11:05:00 AM
Where does your script run, ASP or something?

"Jesse" <anonymous@d...> wrote in message
> Hi All,
> I have a question regarding reading XML from a URL using
> VBScript.  I am able to read an xml file that is stored
> locally with VBScript but when i try and access the same
> file through a url (via a webserver)instead of a direct
> local path, nothing is read.  I get the error "Object
> Required" on the line:
> msgbox(theXML.documentElement.firstChild.text)
> If i type the url in my browser it brings up the contents
> of the file in the browser window.
> I am new to XML so any information on the subject would be
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jesse


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