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Re: Adding Elements to XML

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 21, 2012 at 12:27 UTC ( #1004908=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Adding Elements to XML

Also, generally speaking, use XPath expressions to navigate an XML structure, not hard code. The day will come when you have a structure to deal with that is not-quite what your code was hard-coded to expect. Therefore, as a general approach to this problem, use XPath to find the node(s) you want, then modify them.


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Re^2: Adding Elements to XML
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 21, 2012 at 13:27 UTC

    have a structure to deal with that is not-quite what your code was hard-coded to expect.

    hardcode an xpath or hardcode something else -- if it changes, your code will change, duh

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