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Data Dumper
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// ===================================================================
// Author: Matt Kruse <matt@mattkruse.com>
// WWW: http://www.mattkruse.com/
//
// NOTICE: You may use this code for any purpose, commercial or
// private, without any further permission from the author. You may
// remove this notice from your final code if you wish, however it is
// appreciated by the author if at least my web site address is kept.
//
// You may *NOT* re-distribute this code in any way except through its
// use. That means, you can include it in your product, or your web
// site, or any other form where the code is actually being used. You
// may not put the plain javascript up on your site for download or
// include it in your javascript libraries for download. 
// If you wish to share this code with others, please just point them
// to the URL instead.
// Please DO NOT link directly to my .js files from your site. Copy
// the files to your server and use them there. Thank you.
// ===================================================================

var DumperIndent = 1;var DumperIndentText = " ";var DumperNewline = "\n";var DumperObject = null;var DumperMaxDepth = -1;var DumperIgnoreStandardObjects = true;var DumperProperties = null;var DumperTagProperties = new Object();
function DumperGetArgs(a,index){var args = new Array();for(var i=index;i<a.length;i++){args[args.length] = a[i];}return args;}
function DumperPopup(o){var w = window.open("about:blank");w.document.open();w.document.writeln("<HTML><BODY><PRE>");w.document.writeln(Dumper(o,DumperGetArgs(arguments,1)));w.document.writeln("</PRE></BODY></HTML>");w.document.close();}
function DumperAlert(o){alert(Dumper(o,DumperGetArgs(arguments,1)));}
function DumperWrite(o){var argumentsIndex = 1;var d = document;if(arguments.length>1 && arguments[1]==window.document){d = arguments[1];argumentsIndex = 2;}var temp = DumperIndentText;var args = DumperGetArgs(arguments,argumentsIndex)
DumperIndentText = "&nbsp;";d.write(Dumper(o,args));DumperIndentText = temp;}
function DumperPad(len){var ret = "";for(var i=0;i<len;i++){ret += DumperIndentText;}return ret;}
function Dumper(o){var level = 1;var indentLevel = DumperIndent;var ret = "";if(arguments.length>1 && typeof(arguments[1])=="number"){level = arguments[1];indentLevel = arguments[2];if(o == DumperObject){return "[original object]";}}else{DumperObject = o;if(arguments.length>1){var list = arguments;var listIndex = 1;if(typeof(arguments[1])=="object"){list = arguments[1];listIndex = 0;}for(var i=listIndex;i<list.length;i++){if(DumperProperties == null){DumperProperties = new Object();}DumperProperties[list[i]]=1;}}}if(DumperMaxDepth != -1 && level > DumperMaxDepth){return "...";}if(DumperIgnoreStandardObjects){if(o==window || o==window.document){return "[Ignored Object]";}}if(o==null){ret = "[null]";return ret;}if(typeof(o)=="function"){ret = "[function]";return ret;}if(typeof(o)=="boolean"){ret =(o)?"true":"false";return ret;}if(typeof(o)=="string"){ret = "'" + o + "'";return ret;}if(typeof(o)=="number"){ret = o;return ret;}if(typeof(o)=="object"){if(typeof(o.length)=="number"){ret = "[";for(var i=0;i<o.length;i++){if(i>0){ret += "," + DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel);}else{ret += DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel);}ret += Dumper(o[i],level+1,indentLevel-0+DumperIndent);}if(i > 0){ret += DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel-DumperIndent);}ret += "]";return ret;}else{ret = "{";var count = 0;for(i in o){if(o==DumperObject && DumperProperties!=null && DumperProperties[i]!=1){}else{if(typeof(o[i]) != "unknown"){var processAttribute = true;if(typeof(o.tagName)!="undefined"){if(typeof(DumperTagProperties[o.tagName])!="undefined"){processAttribute = false;for(var p=0;p<DumperTagProperties[o.tagName].length;p++){if(DumperTagProperties[o.tagName][p]==i){processAttribute = true;break;}}}}if(processAttribute){if(count++>0){ret += "," + DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel);}else{ret += DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel);}ret += "'" + i + "' => " + Dumper(o[i],level+1,indentLevel-0+i.length+6+DumperIndent);}}}}if(count > 0){ret += DumperNewline + DumperPad(indentLevel-DumperIndent);}ret += "}";return ret;}}}