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Node searching with Xerces

Shashank Agarwal
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Joined: May 20, 2004
Posts: 105
I'm trying to find a node in my XML document, but it should be within a specific parent. Here's what the XML looks like -

Here, "Methods" is the main title, but "Western Blotting" is the subtitle. If I just want to capture the titles, then I'd want to look for "article/sec/title", but if I want only subtitles, I'd look for "articles/sec/sec/title". I'm using xerces. Here's what I've got -



But this gets all the titles (including sub-titles). I tried replacing "title" with "article/sec/title" and "article::sec::title", but that just returns no nodes. Searched online, but didn't find anything.
Yves Zoundi
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Joined: Aug 31, 2008
Posts: 47
Have a look at the package javax.xml.xpath


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Shashank Agarwal
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Joined: May 20, 2004
Posts: 105
Thanks Yves!!! It worked.

Just for anyone who has the same problem in future, here's the code that I used -


Found the code off http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-javaxpathapi.html
 
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