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org::w3c::dom::CDATASection Interface Reference

Inheritance diagram for org::w3c::dom::CDATASection:

org::w3c::dom::Text org::w3c::dom::CharacterData org::w3c::dom::Node

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Detailed Description

CDATA sections are used to escape blocks of text containing characters that would otherwise be regarded as markup. The only delimiter that is recognized in a CDATA section is the "]]>" string that ends the CDATA section. CDATA sections can not be nested. The primary purpose is for including material such as XML fragments, without needing to escape all the delimiters.

The DOMString attribute of the Text node holds the text that is contained by the CDATA section. Note that this may contain characters that need to be escaped outside of CDATA sections and that, depending on the character encoding ("charset") chosen for serialization, it may be impossible to write out some characters as part of a CDATA section.

The CDATASection interface inherits the CharacterData interface through the Text interface. Adjacent CDATASections nodes are not merged by use of the Element.normalize() method.

Definition at line 28 of file CDATASection.java.


Public Member Functions

Node appendChild (Node newChild) throws DOMException
void appendData (String arg) throws DOMException
Node cloneNode (boolean deep)
void deleteData (int offset, int count) throws DOMException
NamedNodeMap getAttributes ()
NodeList getChildNodes ()
String getData () throws DOMException
Node getFirstChild ()
Node getLastChild ()
int getLength ()
Node getNextSibling ()
String getNodeName ()
short getNodeType ()
String getNodeValue () throws DOMException
Document getOwnerDocument ()
Node getParentNode ()
Node getPreviousSibling ()
boolean hasChildNodes ()
Node insertBefore (Node newChild, Node refChild) throws DOMException
void insertData (int offset, String arg) throws DOMException
Node removeChild (Node oldChild) throws DOMException
Node replaceChild (Node newChild, Node oldChild) throws DOMException
void replaceData (int offset, int count, String arg) throws DOMException
void setData (String data) throws DOMException
void setNodeValue (String nodeValue) throws DOMException
Text splitText (int offset) throws DOMException
String substringData (int offset, int count) throws DOMException

Static Public Attributes

static final short ATTRIBUTE_NODE = 2
static final short CDATA_SECTION_NODE = 4
static final short COMMENT_NODE = 8
static final short DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT_NODE = 11
static final short DOCUMENT_NODE = 9
static final short DOCUMENT_TYPE_NODE = 10
static final short ELEMENT_NODE = 1
static final short ENTITY_NODE = 6
static final short ENTITY_REFERENCE_NODE = 5
static final short NOTATION_NODE = 12
static final short PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION_NODE = 7
static final short TEXT_NODE = 3

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