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From "Per Kreipke" <...@onclave.com>
Subject RE: [jxpath] Using DOM without reloading a file...
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2002 18:19:16 GMT
Repost:

Isn't there already a DOM factory?

> > > > > - does that mean that I can setValue() on a JXPath context that
> > > > > points to a
> > > > > DOM node in memory?
> > > > You can set/replace textual contents of an element or attribute
> > > this
> > > > way.
> > > 
> > > Will it create the needed elements as you dive down? Or do the nodes
> > > have to
> > > exist already?
> > It will not create nodes automatically.  However, if you provide a
> > Factory and call "createPath" instead of "setValue", JXPath will call
> > back your factory and let it create the necessary nodes.
> 
> There isn't already a DOM factory?
> 
> > > - when I return the textual value of a DOM element, is it the
> > > aggregate of
> > > the text of all nested elements too? Hmm. Wait a minute, I think I
> > > remember
> > > realizing that JXPath only deals with elements as leaves of the XML
> > > tree.
> > It aggregates all text elements directly owned by the element, any
> > nested elements are ignored.
> 
> Ok. Thanks.
> 
> Per


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