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blank lines after calling removeChild(Node)

 
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If I use node.removeChild(Node) to modify XML and then write it to disk using javax.xml.transform.Transformer, I end up with blank lines where the nodes were deleted. Is there any way to keep the blank lines from bring printed?

For example, the XML may look like this:



If I use the apache classes XMLSerializer and OutputFormat, the blank lines aren't printed. But I'd like to find a way to use the JDK classes (javax.xml.transform.Transformer, etc.)

I'm writing the XML as follows:



Thanks.
 
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