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i was wondering if you could cast some light on a confusing subject. is
there a way which you know of that can search through html documents and
extract selected information, and display that in another (main) html

any clarification on this would be greatly appreciated.



Jul 20 '05 #1
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David Rwj Cherry CS2000 <dc************ @cis.strath.ac. uk> writes:
i was wondering if you could cast some light on a confusing
subject. is there a way which you know of that can search through html
documents and extract selected information, and display that in
another (main) html document??
any clarification on this would be greatly appreciated.

Definitly! What is it you want to do?

Where do the pages come from (if not from the same domain, it's
impossible in a normal browser). What do you have: A loaded page
in a window or just the URL?

Use DOM to create an iframe. Load the page into the iframe.
Use DOM to traverse the document tree of the loaded page.

Lasse Reichstein Nielsen - lr*@hotpop.com
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