How to print the CDATA of .xml file?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Oct 13 11:03:45 CEST 2006

Kevien Lee wrote:

> when i use the minidom to parase the XML file,it would ignored the section
> of <![CDATA[.......]>
> the code is:
> _document=minidom.parse("filePath")
> _documnetList=_document.getElementsByTagName("NodeArgs")
> for _argNode in _documnetList:
>    print _argNode.nodeValue,_argNode.localName
> when it run. The nodeValue of the CDATA Section  is  always None,Is my code
> error?

here's one way to do it, under Python 2.5:

    import xml.etree.ElementTree as ET

    tree = ET.parse(filename)

    for elem in tree.findall(".//NodeArgs"):
        print elem.findtext("Disp")
        print elem.findtext("BtmPane/Path")


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