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Disabling XML escaping.

Harvinder Kotli

Joined: Dec 26, 2008
Posts: 5
How can I disable XML escaping for object of type org.w3c.dom.Document?
e.g: & symbol should not be escaped to &
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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Moving to our XML forum.

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Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18121

The question doesn't make sense. The data in the DOM is in an internal form, where the concept of "escaping" doesn't apply. When you convert that internal form to an XML document (e.g. a text file), then you might want to not escape certain data. That conversion is called "serializing". So you are asking a question about the serializer that you will choose to use, whatever it is.
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