Changing childNode text.

<p id="n1">AAAAAA<em>BBBBBB</em>CCCCCC<em>DDDDDD</em>EEEEEE</p>

I have the above

alert(document.getElementById("n1").childNodes.length)

gives me 5 as I would expect

document.getElementById("n1").childNodes[0].nodeValue="XXXXXX"

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

but

document.getElementById("n1").childNodes[1].nodeValue="XXXXXX"

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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XxavierAsked:
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devicCommented:
document.getElementById("n1").childNodes[1].childNodes[0].nodeValue="XXXXXX"

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ahosangFinance Systems DeveloperCommented:
And that is correct behaviour under DOM rules. Element has nodeValue of NULL.
XxavierAuthor Commented:
Thanks that makes sense now.
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