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ClassCastException with TransformerFactory

Keith Thompson

Joined: May 11, 2004
Posts: 22
I am using jdk1.3.1 with Tomcat4.1

This code:
TransformerFactory tf = TransformerFactory.newInstance();

gives me an exception of
java.lang.ClassCastException: org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserFactoryImpl

I have tried everything I can think of!

These are the things I have tried:
1. I got the "jaxp-api.jar" file from the java web services developer pack 3.1 and placed it here:

2. I placed a file called "" here:
with this one line:

3. I also tried placing the "jaxp-api.jar" file here:

What should I do?


My whole code snippet is this ==>
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