Java XML Tutorial - Java CharacterData.insertData(int offset, String arg)


CharacterData.insertData(int offset, String arg) has the following syntax.

void insertData(int offset,  String arg)  throws DOMException


In the following code shows how to use CharacterData.insertData(int offset, String arg) method.

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import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.CDATASection;
import org.w3c.dom.CharacterData;
import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.xml.sax.InputSource;

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

    InputSource is = new InputSource();
    is.setCharacterStream(new StringReader(xmlRecords));
    Document doc = factory.newDocumentBuilder().parse(is);

    CDATASection cdataNode = doc.createCDATASection("");

    CharacterData cdata = cdataNode;

    int offset = 0;
    cdata.insertData(offset, "a "); 
    cdata.appendData(" b"); 
  static String xmlRecords = "<data></data>";

The code above generates the following result.