os:execute element

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

Usage

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

Attributes

AttributeTypeRequiredDescription

accept-charset

sCharset

No

Any valid character set name. If not specified, the following is assumed:

utf-8

Default. UTF-8.

action

sAction

Yes

A URL template that specifies the target of this request. The template can contain replaced variables.

enctype

sEnclosureType

No

A content type for form data.

application/x-www-form-urlencoded

Default. Name/value pairs, with specific rules for encoding non-ASCII and reserved characters.

multipart/form-data

Submission is multipart MIME, suitable for binary data. Only valid with POST request.

method

sMethod

No

The HTTP request method to use. Case-insensitive.

GET

Default. Sends data as URL parameters. Appends os:parameter elements to the URL template.

POST

Send data as name/value pairs in the body of the request.

Child elements

Element

os:parameter

Child element sequence

os:parameter

Parent elements

Element

os:activityAction

Remarks

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

This element is required.

Examples

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?}" />  

Element information

Minimum supported system

Windows XP with SP2
Can be emptyNo

See also

os:preview

 

 

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