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Remove duplicate nodes in DOM

Ankit Nagpal
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Joined: Sep 09, 2008
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I am using the DOM API for a random XML operation and have a NodeList which contains the following 3 nodes (All element nodes):

In this list, I want to remove the duplicate node i.e. Node number 3. Does any one have any clues on how can I do the same?

Thanks in advance.

William Brogden
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The org.w3c.dom.Node interface provides the removeChild method - have you tried that?


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