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Getting the Value of an Entity Reference in a DOM Document



import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.Comment;
import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.EntityReference;
import org.w3c.dom.Text;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    DocumentBuilderFactory factory = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();

    Document doc = factory.newDocumentBuilder().parse(new File("filename"));

    Element root = doc.getDocumentElement();
    EntityReference eref = (EntityReference) root.getFirstChild();

    Comment comment = (Comment) eref.getFirstChild(); 

    Element elem = (Element) eref.getFirstChild().getNextSibling(); 

    Text text = (Text) eref.getLastChild(); 


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