[jdom-interest] addChild()

philip.nelson at omniresources.com philip.nelson at omniresources.com
Mon Sep 17 16:54:06 PDT 2001

> I'm sorry, but I can't figure this out....
> I was writing some code to create a DOM tree using JDOM
> (based on the sample code from Brett's "Java and XML" book),
> and when I tried to compile it, I found out that there is
> no addChild() method in Element!
> Although it is used throughout the book, and it is in the
> reference appendix, it is not there in JDOM documentation
> (downloaded ver. b7).
> How are we supposed to add children "under" an element?

step one - "upgrade" your version of the book to the second edition.  The
first edition is pretty far out of sync with the code

step two - change references to addChild to addContent

step three - have fun.

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