[jdom-interest] Character Data translation (ï etc.... please help).

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Sun Jan 7 23:00:00 PST 2001

David Ngo wrote:
> Hi all, I am parsing an html file using JDOM and running into "character
> data" problem.
>  i.e. Input string   <JavaXML:Heading>Introduction &#239;</JavaXML:Heading>
> Once it is in the JDOM tree the &#239; got translate into an extended
> character number which make it hard time to translate it back.
> Is there a way to preserve the character data when building the JDOM
> instance or what is the best way to translate it back to its original form,

&#239; is an entity representing an extended char.  On read it's
converted to a character, as it should be.  Then on output with
XMLOutputter, it's converted back to an entity.


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