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A SAX parser will call your startElement() method when the <sal> element is encountered. There will then be one or more calls to your characters() method where you need to capture the text. Next there will be an endElement() call when </sal> is encountered - at that point process the captured text to extract the numeric value.
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subject: How to find highest element in xml file using SAX Parser?