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   RE: Insertion using DOM

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  • From: "David E. Cleary" <davec@progress.com>
  • To: "Narayan Shashank" <snarayan@exchange.stk.com>, <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 15:40:08 -0400

>       I'm trying to insert an element into an XML document using the DOM
> Parser (JAXP 1.0). And I am having problems - it keeps throwing
> an exception
> with the message "This node isn't allowed there." What am I doing wrong ?
> Here's what my code looks like.

A DOM Node has the notion of an Owner Document. You can not arbitraily add a
node from one document to another. DOM Level 2 provides an Import method for
importing a node from one document to another. Once the import is done, you
can add it to the tree. I do not know if JAXP supports import.

David Cleary
Progress Software

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