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Saving an on the fly generated Xml document

 
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Hello friends,
I have generated an XML document onthe fly using Servlets. I want to store the newly generated document as ,say , delstar.xml.
Previously, i.e when I used the older xml api, I used to write:
doc.write(new FileOutputStream("delstar.xml"));
// where doc is the XmlDocument.
However using the Java API for XML Processing 1.1ea2, I am getting the following error:

---------- compile ----------
CreateDom.java:63: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : method write (java.io.FileOutputStream)
location: interface org.w3c.dom.Document
doc.write(new FileOutputStream("aamir.xml"));
^
1 error
Normal Termination
Output completed (10 sec consumed).
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Can someone suggest me the alternative.
Thanks,
Regards,
Milan

 
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Hi,
Try org.dom4j.io.XMLWriter class.To access the same u need to have dom4j.jar.Which is freely available from http://dom4j.org
So in your case the code would be
FileOutputStream file=new FileOutputStream("delstar.xml");
XMLWriter writer=new XMLWriter(file);
writer.write(document); //document refers to object of XML document
writer.flush();
file.close();
Hope this will work fine.
Best Regards
paramaguru
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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