text file as a variable?
how about importing it as the value of a (invisible) text box and acquiring it this way?
Any ideas or suggestions appreciated as resorting to shockwave seems a bit extravagant.
If you can use SSI/ASP/PHP/etc. you could include it serverside.
If not, you could try having the following in the text file
myVar = "whatever value was originally stored in the text file"
Then, you can just include it using: