baseName Property


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

Script Syntax

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;  

Visual Basic Syntax

strValue = oXMLDOMNode.baseName  

C/C++ Syntax

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

Applies to

IXMLDOMAttribute | IXMLDOMCDATASection | IXMLDOMCharacterData | IXMLDOMComment | IXMLDOMDocument-DOMDocument | IXMLDOMDocumentFragment | IXMLDOMDocumentType | IXMLDOMElement | IXMLDOMEntity | IXMLDOMEntityReference | IXMLDOMNode | IXMLDOMNotation | IXMLDOMProcessingInstruction | IXMLDOMText