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baseName Property

Returns the base name for the name qualified with the namespace.

strValue = oXMLDOMNode.baseName;


The following script example assigns the value of a node's baseName property to a string, and then displays it.

var xmlDoc = new ActiveXObject("Msxml2.DOMDocument.6.0");
var MyStr;
xmlDoc.async = false;
if (xmlDoc.parseError.errorCode != 0) {
   var myErr = xmlDoc.parseError;
   WScript.Echo("You have error " + myErr.reason);
} else {
   MyStr = xmlDoc.documentElement.childNodes.item(1).baseName;

strValue = oXMLDOMNode.baseName

HRESULT get_baseName(
    BSTR *nameString);


nameString[out, retval]

The right-hand side of a namespace qualified name. For example, it returns yyy for the element <xxx:yyy>. It always returns a nonempty string.

C/C++ Return Values


The value returned if successful.


The value returned when there is no base name.


The value returned if the nameString parameter is Null.

String. The property is read-only. It returns the right-hand side of a namespace-qualified name. For example, it returns "yyy" for the element <xxx:yyy>. It always returns a nonempty string.

This member is an extension of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM).

Implemented in:

MSXML 3..0, MSXML 6.0

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