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This [[API_reference|API]] method loads an external resource, such as an image, and returns the string containing the base64 encoded data: URL scheme for use in the DOM.
This [[API_reference|API]] method loads an external resource, such as an image, and returns the string containing the base64 encoded data: URL scheme for use in the DOM.
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== Syntax ==
== Syntax ==

Revision as of 16:44, 3 February 2010


Description

This API method loads an external resource, such as an image, and returns the string containing the base64 encoded data: URL scheme for use in the DOM.

Syntax

GM_getResourceURL( resourceName )

Value: Function
Returns: String
Compatibility: Greasemonkey 0.8.0+
Parameters
Properties
resourceName

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Properties


resourceName

Value: String
Usage: resourceName = "metadata_block_resourceName";
  • While the resourceName is non-semantic, it is suggested that it should be compatible with JavaScript variable naming conventions and XML/CSS naming conventions to help keep things consistent.
  • This value is used in retrieval of the same-named resource specified in the corresponding metadata block @resource key. After it is retrieved, it will be base64 encoded into the "data" URL scheme, and returned upon completion of this API method.

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Examples

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