Changing childNode text.

Posted on 2003-10-24
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
<p id="n1">AAAAAA<em>BBBBBB</em>CCCCCC<em>DDDDDD</em>EEEEEE</p>

I have the above


gives me 5 as I would expect


changes AAAAA to XXXXX as I would expect, as does using firstChild



does nothing and printing out the nodeValue gives NULL. I am a bit rusty with this stuff and am trying to access the  2nd node with value BBBB, or I am up a conceptual gum tree here? ie change BBBBB to XXXX. I know I can give it an id and access it that way but can I access as a childnode of n1?

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And that is correct behaviour under DOM rules. Element has nodeValue of NULL.

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Thanks that makes sense now.

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