[jdom-interest] Merging jdoms

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Tue May 8 11:06:36 PDT 2001

Heather Boyd wrote:
> I have three small jdoms (all different) and would like to create a new jdom
> from them, but keep them intact.
> In otherwords the old jdoms are copied exactly, and their root Element is
> added to the root Element
> of the new jdom.
> Is there an easy way to do this, ie, I though something like this would work
> but it
> didn't.
> Document doc = new Document(new Element ("NEW"));
> Element root = doc.getRootElement();
> Document doca =  JDomFromAnOtherSource()
> Element a = doc.getRootElement();
> root.addContent(a)

Call a.detach() to remove "a" from its document before adding it to
another document.


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