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    Is there any way to re-retrieve that JavaScript file, from the server

    So, this is my last problem. If I can nail this, then the website will be completely AJAX driven, and will be spectacular.

    It took me a while to figure out just how to ask the question. lol

    Now it is really simple.

    1) When I hit the button, in the simplified example below, the website sends a code to the server.
    2) The server then re-writes the "xyz.js" JavaScript file with a new array of values.

    Is there any way to re-retrieve that JavaScript file, from the server to make it the current "xyz.js" rather than the old one that loaded on the client originally.

    I can get a new XML data file and re-submit that to the website, but how do I re-retrieve the new JavaScript code?

    Code:
    <html>
    <head>
    <script src="xyz.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    </head>
    <body>
    <button onclick="onload();">Change</button>
    </body>
    </html>

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    Your function should not be called 'onload' as this could conflict with any onload handler installed.

    <script id='scriptElem' src="xyz.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    You could try
    Code:
    var se = document.getElementById('scriptElem');
    
    se.src='xyz.js?r=' + new Date().getTime();
    
    se.parentNode.replaceChild( se, se );


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