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francis varkey
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How to read CDATA from xml using jdom parser.

Paul Clapham

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It's just a text node, isn't it? What have you tried so far?
g tsuji
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>How to read CDATA from xml using jdom parser.
One of the typical occurrence of getting to a content List through .getContent().iterator(), and then use .next() to arrive at an object (o) of type typically uncertain. You then have to test the type of the object (o) through a cascade of if... else if...

The CDATA object uses getValue() above, or for that matter it can use getText(), getTextTrim() etc... all inherited from Text class as CDATA subclass Text. The casting step of o to CDATA is important.

[note: edited a typo.]
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