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[#text: String] being displayed in output

Gaurav Pawar
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Joined: Sep 12, 2006
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My Bean parses the data in an XML file, prepares a string and passes it to a JSP Page. When i am to display this string in the browser it shows me
[#text: abcd][#text: efghi]. Please can anyone suggest how do i rectify this?

When i run the bean alone i see the output as "abcd" and "efghi".

Paul Clapham

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"gkpawar Pawar", welcome to the JavaRanch.

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In answer to your question, probably your bean is using the toString() method of a node to produce the node's text value. This is implemented differently in different DOM implementations and should not be relied upon.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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