[XML-SIG] Modify node attributes in XML file while parsing

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Wed Sep 16 19:20:06 CEST 2009

Abhishek Kane wrote:
> I got a bit idea about parsing XML file from online search. I need to modify
> node attributes in an XML file while I read it. I could read node
> attributes; but when I modify them using setAttribute, the local copy of
> that node gets changed.
> Is there any way to directly modify the node attributes in XML file or shall
> I just create another XML file where I will create nodes as I go through the
> nodes in old XML file?

Could you explain a bit more about your intentions? What is the code doing?
I understand that the XML data is in a file that you parse, but where is
the data going afterwards? Do you use it in your program? Do you save it
back into a file?


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