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    Question about importing XML using DOM in Gecko vs. Internet Explorer

    The question I have is not a "how do you..." question. Actually it's altogether different.

    When I import XML data into an HTML/XHTML page using the DOM, I've noticed a quirk.

    If I have alot of text stored in a single tag within an XML tag (such as a short story), and I try to import that tag's data and write it to the page with innerHTML, IE handles it just fine. Mozilla, however, will cut the text off after a certain point. But if I break up the text into separate paragraphs and import it, it all works just dandy.

    Not that this is a huge deal, but it can get somwhat tedious placing PARAGRAPH tags around the paragraphs in an XML file. Does anyone happen to know if this will be fixed anytime soon?

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    Mozilla breaks large text segments into multiple text nodes in order to increase performance.

    You can use substringData() or a Range() to get it all.

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    Where would be the best place to look for documentation on those two methods?

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