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From "Joe Sabu" <Joe.S...@dothill.com>
Subject Re: XML- deleting xml tags using DOM
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2000 13:58:31 GMT
You could, using DOM, traverse right upto the parent of the Node you want to
delete, and call removeChild(node_to_be_removed)

Gor e.g., if you want to remove the bookmark b1,

Elem  e = doc.getElementbyId("b1");
Node parent = (Node)e.getParentNode();
parent.removeChild(e);

Hope it helps. BTW, this is the way it is in XML4J, I think it's the same in
Xerces too.
Joe Sabu
----- Original Message -----
From: "Priya Pinto" <itfresher@rediffmail.com>
To: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 8:22 AM
Subject: XML- deleting xml tags using DOM


Hi,

Could some one help me! I'm working on using an XML file as database and
have been successful in creating a file and also in recalling the file and
adding new records.

The next stage is to be able to delete a particular record and am currently
stuck with this!

If possible could u send me an example?

Here's my xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" ?><?xml:stylesheet type="text/xsl"
href="http://evereadi:8080/bookmark/xsl/Add.xsl"?>
<bookmarks Autonumber="2">
<bm id="b1">
<title>Yahoo</title>
<description>A search engine</description>
<urls>http://www.yahoo.com</urls>
<category>General</category>
</bm>
<bm id="b2">
<title>Ebay</title>
<description>Auction site</description>
<urls>http://www.ebay.com</urls>
<category>Auction</category>
</bm>
</bookmarks>

I could also post the code I've been working with if required.

Thanks
Priya

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