Inserting an element into existing xml file

Stefan Behnel stefan.behnel-n05pAM at
Tue Sep 25 12:20:18 CEST 2007

Anand wrote:
> I'm new to Python. we are using python2.4.
> I wanted to insert an element into an existing xml file. Can anyone
> help me with this?
> I've seen lxml and elementTree in python2.5 has some API's to insert
> into existing xml file.
> We cant use python 2.5 due to some limitations. So how can we do it in
> 2.4?

Install lxml and read the tutorial. It should be easy to grasp, as the API is
very simple.

It's compatible to ElementTree, which you can also install on Python 2.4 (it's
what later became part of Python 2.5).


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