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os:execute Element

Describes a service that acts on selected text or document element.

Syntax

<os:execute
    accept-charset = "sCharset"
    action = "sAction"
    enctype = "sEnclosureType"
    method = "sMethod">
<!-- child elements -->
</os:execute>

Attributes

accept-charset
Optional. Any valid character set name. If not specified, the following is assumed:
utf-8Default. 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format (UTF-8).
action
Required. A URL template that specifies the target of this request. The template can contain replaced variables.
enctype
Optional. A content type for form data.
application/x-www-form-urlencodedDefault. Name/value pairs, with specific rules for encoding non-ASCII and reserved characters.
multipart/form-dataSubmission is multipart MIME, suitable for binary data. Only valid with POST request.
method
Optional. The HTTP request method to use. Case-insensitive.
GETDefault. Sends data as URL parameters. Appends os:parameter elements to the URL template.
POSTSend data as name/value pairs in the body of the request.

Element Information

Parent elements os:activityAction
Child elements
May occur one or more times os:parameter
Minimum availability Internet Explorer 8
Minimum operating systems Windows XP SP2

Remarks

When using the GET method to send data, the amount of data is limited to 2048 bytes.

This element is required.

Example

The following os:execute element describes the service ineteraction using URL parameters and replaced variables. See os:parameter for a complete list of variables.


<os:execute method="get"
  action="http://example.com/submit.aspx?url={documentUrl}&title={documentTitle?}" />  

See Also

os:preview
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