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Applies a stylesheet to a given xml document.


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 * This class provides a set of static methods to load and transform XML
 * documents. It supports parameter-aware stylesheets (XSLT).
 * @author Miguel Ferreira

import javax.xml.transform.Transformer;
import javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory;
import javax.xml.transform.dom.DOMSource;

import org.w3c.dom.Document;

public class Util{

     * Applies a stylesheet to a given xml document.
     * @param xmlDocument
     *            the xml document to be transformed
     * @param xsltFilename
     *            the filename of the stylesheet
     * @return the transformed xml document
     * @throws Exception
    public static String transformDocumentAsString(Document xmlDocument,
            String xsltFilename) throws Exception
        // Generate a Transformer.
        Transformer transformer = TransformerFactory.newInstance()
                .newTransformer(new StreamSource(xsltFilename));

        StringWriter stringWriter = new StringWriter();
        StreamResult streamResult = new StreamResult(stringWriter);

        // Perform the transformation.
        transformer.transform(new DOMSource(xmlDocument), streamResult);
        // Now you can get the output Node from the DOMResult.
        return stringWriter.toString();


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