[jdom-interest] Problems with "<" and ">" in element.addContent()

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Wed Jan 2 06:52:11 PST 2002

At 12:18 PM +0100 1/2/02, Ann Bj–rklund wrote:

I have a problem when I try to add content included the signs "<" and 
">" to an element.
I write:


and then use a XMLOutputter to write it out to a file. In my file I 
got the result


I want to have "<" instead of "&lt;" and ">" instead of "&gt;".
Does anyone know what I’m doing wrong?

You're adding a String. If you want child elements you need to add 
child elements; e.g.

element.addContent(new Element("HTML");

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