Changing the Name of a DOM Element : DOM Edit « XML « Java Tutorial


import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.Attr;
import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.NamedNodeMap;

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


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

    Element element = doc.getDocumentElement();
    Element element2 = doc.createElement("newname");
    NamedNodeMap attrs = element.getAttributes();
    for (int i = 0; i < attrs.getLength(); i++) {
      Attr attr2 = (Attr) doc.importNode(attrs.item(i), true);
    while (element.hasChildNodes()) {
    element.getParentNode().replaceChild(element2, element);

33.3.DOM Edit
33.3.1.Creating an XML Document from a DOM Tree
33.3.2.Create Document with root QName
33.3.3.Create New Container
33.3.4.Document To String
33.3.5.Start a new XML Document
33.3.6.Adding a New Entry to the End of a List
33.3.7.A Method for Inserting a New Entry in a List
33.3.8.Locating a Node and Modifying Text
33.3.9.Locating a Node by Using Siblings
33.3.10.Deleting a Tree Node
33.3.11.Replacing a Tree Node: Replacing an Existing Node with a New One
33.3.12.Locating Elements by Tag Name
33.3.13.Duplicating a Portion of the Tree
33.3.14.Setting an Attribute
33.3.15.Deleting an Attribute
33.3.16.Moving and Copying Attributes
33.3.17.Locating a Node by an ID
33.3.18.Editing the Text of a Node
33.3.19.Modifying Text by Cutting and Pasting
33.3.20.Edit Text by Insertion and Replacement
33.3.21.Inserting a CDATASection Node
33.3.22.Normalize All of the Text in a Document
33.3.23.Moving Nodes between Documents: Copy a Node from One Parse Tree into Another
33.3.24.Editing by Using a Document Fragment: Creating a DocumentFragment Subtree and Appending to the Document
33.3.25.Inserting a Processing Instruction and Comment
33.3.26.Methods to Insert a Processing Instruction and a Comment
33.3.27.Changing the Name of a DOM Element