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Old August 7th, 2009, 12:14 AM
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Default Dynamically changing the <object> element's loaded content

Hi All,

I am looking for a way to change and load a HTTP resource in a <object> element.

<object classid="clsid:25336920-03F9-11CF-8FD0-00AA00686F13" type="text/html" data="" style="width: 1000px; height: 600px;"></object>
I have code like the above in one of my test page. The above code works correctly as a result I can avoid using iframe. Now assume that on a button click I would like to change the URL mentioned in the 'data' attribute of the object element, which is not working. Refer the code mentioned below:

window.onload = function() {
    setTimeout(function() {
        var o = document.body.getElementsByTagName("object")[0]; //o.setAttribute("data", ""); = "";
The alert correctly shows the new URL that I had used from the JS. But the content loaded in the object tag element does not change.

Any help related to this would be appreciated.