January 31, 2001 - Deleting DOM Substrings
January 31, 2001|
Deleting DOM Substrings
Tips: January 2001
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
deleteData()method. Using text nodes, it deletes a substring from the text node data. You can specify the offset of the substring and its length. Here is its syntax:
offset is a long integer value indicating the offset of the substring, in characters, from the beginning of the string.
count is a long integer value indicating the number of characters to delete, starting from the specified offset.
Let's create a text node at the
document level. We put the following line in the header of this tip:
Now we'll delete a substring
with an offset of 15 and a length 9. Click this button to get the result in
Netscape 6 (
Click in Internet Explorer 5.x and you'll receive an error message:
Here is the button definition: