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Registered: ‎07-05-2011
My Device: Bold
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how to do Javascript/XML based search using XMLHTTP RSS

Hai friend

i tryed this please check this code and resolve my bugs

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
        if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {// code for IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari
        xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
    else {// code for IE6, IE5
        xmlhttp = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
    xmlhttp.open("GET", "index.xml", false);
    xmlDoc = xmlhttp.responseXML;
    var x;
      var y = 0;
     x = xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("Search");      
        function searchIndex()
            // get the search term from a form field with id 'searchme'
            results = new Array;
            var searchterm = document.getElementById("searchme").value;
            if (searchterm == null || searchterm == "")
                alert("Enter at least three characters");
                return false;
            if (isNaN(searchterm))
                    alert("Enter numberic value only");
                var istrlen = searchterm.length;                
                var tempname;
                if (istrlen == 1) {
                    tempname =  searchterm;
                if (istrlen == 2) {
                    tempname = searchterm;
                if (istrlen == 3) {
                    tempname =  searchterm;
            for (i = 0; i < x.length; i++)
                    // see if the XML entry matches the search term,
                    // and (if so) store it in an array
                var name = x[i].childNodes[0].firstChild.nodeValue;
                    //var lnkname = x[i].childNodes[0].firstChild.nodeValue;
                    //var exp = new RegExp(searchterm, "i");
                var res = name.search(tempname);
                    if (res >= 0)
                        y = y + 1;   
                        document.write(name + "<br />");
        function test(name, lnkname)
            document.write('<table border="0" style="width:100%">');
            for (var i = 0; i < x.length; i++)
        //var sear=x[i].childNodes[0].firstChild.nodeValue //+ x[i].childNodes[0].firstChild.nodeValue;    
            document.write("<tr onclick='displayInfo(" + i + ")'>");            
            document.write('<td>' + x[i].childNodes[0].firstChild.nodeValue + '</td>');
        //document.getElementById("show").innerHTML = sear;
    <input id="searchme" type="text" size="20">&nbsp;&nbsp;<input type="button" value="Search" onclick="searchIndex(); return false;" />
<div id="show"></div>