org.w3c.dom
Interface ProcessingInstruction

All Superinterfaces:
Node
All Known Implementing Classes:
ProcessingInstructionImpl

public interface ProcessingInstruction
extends Node

The ProcessingInstruction interface represents a "processing instruction", used in XML as a way to keep processor-specific information in the text of the document.

See also the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification.


Fields inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.Node
ATTRIBUTE_NODE, CDATA_SECTION_NODE, COMMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_TYPE_NODE, ELEMENT_NODE, ENTITY_NODE, ENTITY_REFERENCE_NODE, NOTATION_NODE, PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION_NODE, TEXT_NODE
 
Method Summary
 java.lang.String getData()
          The content of this processing instruction.
 java.lang.String getTarget()
          The target of this processing instruction.
 void setData(java.lang.String data)
           
 
Methods inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.Node
appendChild, cloneNode, getAttributes, getChildNodes, getFirstChild, getLastChild, getLocalName, getNamespaceURI, getNextSibling, getNodeName, getNodeType, getNodeValue, getOwnerDocument, getParentNode, getPrefix, getPreviousSibling, hasAttributes, hasChildNodes, insertBefore, isSupported, normalize, removeChild, replaceChild, setNodeValue, setPrefix
 

Method Detail

getTarget

public java.lang.String getTarget()
The target of this processing instruction. XML defines this as being the first token following the markup that begins the processing instruction.

getData

public java.lang.String getData()
The content of this processing instruction. This is from the first non white space character after the target to the character immediately preceding the ?>.
Throws:
DOMException - NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR: Raised when the node is readonly.

setData

public void setData(java.lang.String data)
             throws DOMException


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