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DOM helper for root element




import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder;
import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;
import javax.xml.transform.Transformer;
import javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory;
import javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactoryConfigurationError;
import javax.xml.transform.dom.DOMSource;
import javax.xml.xpath.XPath;
import javax.xml.xpath.XPathConstants;
import javax.xml.xpath.XPathExpressionException;
import javax.xml.xpath.XPathFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.DocumentFragment;
import org.w3c.dom.DocumentType;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.NodeList;
import org.xml.sax.EntityResolver;
import org.xml.sax.InputSource;
import org.xml.sax.SAXException;

 * This class must read XML file from input stream and can extract body of root
 * element for include into target in generation.
 * @author shura
public class XMLBody {
  private Document xmlDocument;

  private Element rootElement;

   * Load XML document and parse it into DOM.
   * @param input
   * @throws ParsingException
  public void loadXML(InputStream input) throws Exception {
    try {
      // Create Document Builder Factory
      DocumentBuilderFactory docFactory = DocumentBuilderFactory

      // Create Document Builder
      DocumentBuilder docBuilder = docFactory.newDocumentBuilder();
      // Disable loading of external Entityes
      docBuilder.setEntityResolver(new EntityResolver() {
        // Dummi resolver - alvays do nothing
        public InputSource resolveEntity(String publicId, String systemId)
            throws SAXException, IOException {
          return new InputSource(new StringReader(""));


      // open and parse XML-file
      xmlDocument = docBuilder.parse(input);

      // Get Root xmlElement
      rootElement = xmlDocument.getDocumentElement();
    } catch (Exception e) {
      throw new Exception("Error load XML ", e);


   * Check name of root element is as expected.
   * @param name
   * @return
  public boolean isRootName(String name) {
    return rootElement.getNodeName().equals(name);

  public String getDoctype() {
    DocumentType doctype = xmlDocument.getDoctype();
    if (null != doctype) {
      return doctype.getName();
    return null;

  public String getPiblicId() {
    DocumentType doctype = xmlDocument.getDoctype();
    if (null != doctype) {
      return doctype.getPublicId();
    return null;

  public String getRootTypeName() {
    return rootElement.getSchemaTypeInfo().getTypeName();

  public String getContent() throws Exception {
    NodeList childNodes = rootElement.getChildNodes();
    return serializeNodes(childNodes);

  private String serializeNodes(NodeList childNodes) throws Exception {
    DocumentFragment fragment = xmlDocument.createDocumentFragment();
    for (int i = 0; i < childNodes.getLength(); i++) {
    try {
      TransformerFactory transformerFactory = TransformerFactory
      Transformer transformer = transformerFactory.newTransformer();
      transformer.setOutputProperty("omit-xml-declaration", "yes");
      StringWriter out = new StringWriter();
      StreamResult result = new StreamResult(out);
      transformer.transform(new DOMSource(fragment), result);
      return out.toString();

    } catch (Exception e) {
      throw new Exception(e);
  public String getContent(String xpath) throws Exception{
    XPath path = XPathFactory.newInstance().newXPath();
    NodeList childNodes;
    try {
      childNodes = (NodeList) path.evaluate(xpath, xmlDocument,XPathConstants.NODESET);
    } catch (XPathExpressionException e) {
      throw new Exception("Error evaluate xpath",e);
    return serializeNodes(childNodes);


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