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From Akil Ali <Akil.Aj...@cognizant.com>
Subject Re: How to retrieve a node from a hierarchy?
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:57:10 GMT

Sorry to say, i dont want to use neither XPATH nor UUID. so what would be
the other solution to get the node.


Alexander Klimetschek wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Akil Ali <Akil.Ajani@cognizant.com>
> wrote:
>> Sorry sir i dont have the information that NODE D is under A/B/C. so how
>> to
>> get the NODE object of NODE D. without prior knowledge that D is under
>> A/B/C.
> Well, you could either navigate to it by looking for whatever marks
> that node as "D" (properties, node type, node name) or do the same
> with an xpath query. Typically it has a node type, let's say
> "my:dtype", so the query would be:
> //element(*, my:dtype)
> This gives you all nodes of type "my:dtype". If you have some
> additional property you want to check for, you can do this:
> //element(*, my:dtype)[@myprop='foobar']
> which gives you all my:dtype nodes with a property set to the value
> "foobar".
> Regards,
> Alex
> -- 
> Alexander Klimetschek
> alexander.klimetschek@day.com

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