[jdom-interest] Divorcing Root Element from document!!

bob mcwhirter bob at werken.com
Tue Nov 7 13:31:49 PST 2000

> I am trying to take the root element of one Document and append it as a 
> child element on a second document... I continually get errors about it 
> having a parent.  How do you divorce the root element from the Document?

Set the source Document's RootElement to null, methinks, after
you've suck out the RootElement that needs transplanting.

	Element root = doc.getRootElement();

	// can now reparent root


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