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JAVASCRIPT - Linking javascipt files in other javascript files
Hot_Denim2




msg:1474570
 2:32 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

I use IE5. And Javascript. In a javscript file e.g. abc.js is it possible to include another javascript file? so the other files functions can also be used?... like a libray routine.

... a but like C languages #INCLUDE etc...

 

korkus2000




msg:1474571
 3:11 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Not that I know of.

>>I use IE5
Are you creating a desktop application?

Hot_Denim2




msg:1474572
 3:33 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

No

korkus2000




msg:1474573
 3:38 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is this going to go on the web?

Hot_Denim2




msg:1474574
 3:46 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

yes

ShawnR




msg:1474575
 3:58 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

You can get a similar effect to a #include by including the javascript files in your html file. For example, with the following in your html file:

<script language="JavaScript" src="scripts/file1.js"></script>
<script language="JavaScript" src="scripts/file2.js"></script>

If you define a variable, function or whatever in file1.js, you can call your function, or reference your variable from code in file2.js

Shawn

ricfink




msg:1474576
 3:58 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

yeah, sure.

Two things come to mind:

First, the obvious - load two (or more) .js files with the document and code from one file can reference code in the other file.
But both files must be linked to the document.

More in line with what I think you're looking to do is to link to a scripted page which returns javascript and can contain an include just like any other scripted page.
Details:

<script type="text/javascript" src="mainscript.asp"></script>

In the mainscript.asp page you set the response.contenttype to "text/javascript" so that it returns data with the proper type.
From there on in, you can include code to your heart's content just like any other asp page. It's just got to be valid, working javascript.

This can be done with any sophisticated server-side scripting engine. PHP for sure.

gethan




msg:1474577
 4:23 am on Apr 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

A nasty cludge is to make the javascript write out the includes it needs as html... eg.

includefile = 'somefile determined dynamically';
document.write('<script type='text/javascript src="'+includefile+'"></script>');

nasty - I've used this on IE 5.5 only - not sure if it will work on other browsers.

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