DOM - Entity Object Attribute - inputEncoding


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The attribute inputEncoding specifies the encoding used by the external parsed entity. Its value is null if it is an entity from the internal subset or if it is not known.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for the usage of the inputEncoding attribute.

entityObj.inputEncoding

Example

note.xml contents are as below −

<?xml version = "1.0" encoding = "UTF-8" standalone = "no" ?>
<Company>
   <Employee category = "Technical" id = "firstelement">
      <FirstName>Tanmay</FirstName>
      <LastName>Patil</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234567890</ContactNo>
      <Email>tanmaypatil@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
   
   <Employee category = "Non-Technical">
      <FirstName>Taniya</FirstName>
      <LastName>Mishra</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234667898</ContactNo>
      <Email>taniyamishra@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
   
   <Employee category = "Management">
      <FirstName>Tanisha</FirstName>
      <LastName>Sharma</LastName>
      <ContactNo>1234562350</ContactNo>
      <Email>tanishasharma@xyz.com</Email>
   </Employee>
</Company>

Following example demonstrates the usage of the inputEncoding attribute −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <script>
         function loadXMLDoc(filename) {
            if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {
               xhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
            } else // code for IE5 and IE6 {
               xhttp = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
            }
            xhttp.open("GET",filename,false);
            xhttp.send();
            return xhttp.responseXML;
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body>
      <script>
         xmlDoc = loadXMLDoc("/dom/node.xml");
         document.write("inputEncoding is : ")
         document.write(xmlDoc.inputEncoding);
      </script>
   </body>
</html>

Execution

Save this file as entityattribute_inputencoding.htm on the server path (this file and note.xml should be on the same path in your server). We will get the output as shown below −

inputEncoding is : UTF-8
dom_entity_object.htm
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