org.apache.xml.serializer
Interface DOMSerializer

All Known Subinterfaces:
DOMSerializer, SerializationHandler

public interface DOMSerializer

Interface for a DOM serializer implementation.

The DOMSerializer is a facet of a serializer and is obtained from the asDOMSerializer() method of the (Serializer) interface. A serializer may or may not support a DOM serializer, if it does not then the return value from asDOMSerializer() is null.

Example:

 // Create a document to be serialized
 org.w3c.dom.Document doc = ...;
 
 // Create a Serializer that will be used
 // to serialize the document  
 org.apache.xml.serializer.Serializer ser = ...;

 // Set the Writer to write output to, and 
 // serialize the DOM using that Serializer
 java.io.StringWriter sw = new java.io.StringWriter();
 ser.setWriter(sw);
 DOMSerialzier dser = ser.asDOMSerializer();
 dser.serialize(doc);
 
 // Write out the serialized XML in the String.
 System.out.println(sw.toString());
 

See Also:
OutputPropertiesFactory, SerializerFactory, Serializer
Usage:

Method Summary
 void serialize(Node node)
          Serializes the DOM node.
 

Method Detail

serialize

public void serialize(Node node)
               throws java.io.IOException
Serializes the DOM node. Throws an exception only if an I/O exception occured while serializing. This interface is a public API.
Parameters:
node - the DOM node to serialize
Throws:
java.io.IOException - if an I/O exception occured while serializing


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