Java HTML / XML How to - Copy the attributes on one element to the other


We would like to know how to copy the attributes on one element to the other.


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

public class Main {

  public static void copyAttributes(Element from, Element to) {
      NamedNodeMap attributes = from.getAttributes();
      for (int i = 0; i < attributes.getLength(); i++) {
          Attr node = (Attr) attributes.item(i);
          to.setAttributeNS(node.getNamespaceURI(), node.getName(), node.getValue());