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Old April 12th, 2004, 04:08 PM
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Hi all,

If I wanted to put all of my Javascript code in a separate JS file and reference that in a web page, how would I need to reference the JS file?

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Old April 12th, 2004, 04:15 PM
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Simple, Ben, as follows:

<head>
<script language="JavaScript" src="/my_global_dir/my_global_js_file.js"></script>
</head>

Within your external JavaScript file, you do not use the <script> tag, but simply type the code without the opening and closing <script> tags.

And by the way, most developers recommend using external JS files when you are re-using many of the functions.


 
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I like using external .js files because when you want to change the script for a web page, modifying the .js document is like changing all the pages that link to it at once.

The above solution should work perfectly for you.

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thanks friend, that little statement "you do not use the <script> tag" helped me to resolve my error

thanks

ashok






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