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Doesn't this involve rewriting the whole file? 
There are always two solutions to the problem: yours and the boss's. 


From: Oleg Dulin [mailto:oleg@configurecode.com]
Sent: Mon 7/26/2004 7:30 AM
To: Chen, Andrew .
Cc: 'xml-dev@lists.xml.org'
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Question for updating existing XML file


I would use XSLT. Write a simple template that points to where you want
to make the change and then insert the XML you want.


Chen, Andrew . wrote:

> Hi,
> First time posting, new to the list.
> How do you update your XML files?
> Example:
>   (in a huge XML file...)
>   <Entry>
>    <name>Jon</name>
>   </Entry>
>   ...
> If I want to update the name to Joe, or add another name Jane.  So the
> node looks like this:
>   (in a huge XML file...)
>   <Entry>
>    <name>Joe</name>
>    <name>Jane</name>
>   </Entry>
>   ...
> Is there a way to do this kind of update without rewrite the whole
> file?  My file is about 50MB.
> Thanks.
> --
> Andrew H. Chen
> Westinghouse Electric Company, Nuclear Fuel
> 4350 Northern Pike, Monroeville, PA, 15146
> Tel. +1 (412) 374-2316

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