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Help with parsing an xml string java

Ray Smilgius
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Joined: Jan 29, 2001
Posts: 120
I can parse a file or an InputStream without no problems, but I call a function which returns an xml string and I need to parse this
String strMe = "localhost";
Document doc;
DocumentBuilderFactory dbf=DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
DocumentBuilder db=dbf.newDocumentBuilder();
String parseme = hostLookup.LookupAddress(strMe);
I get a SAXException not found the string is returning ok but I need to parse the string not a file I dont want to put it in a file if I did it would work but is there a way to build an InputStream with this strMe string
Thanks in Advance

Zakaria Haque
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Joined: Jan 02, 2002
Posts: 60
use something like,
doc=db.parse(new org.xml.sax.InputSource(new StringReader(parseme)));

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Mike Curwen
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