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Fileoutput stream to write out an xml file

Testsubbu
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Dear java experts,
               
 I have an xml as STRING  created
<a>
    <b>test<b>
</a>

How do I write this out to an XML File in a Desired location , I have the path.
thanks,
testsubbu
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BufferedOutputStream bos = new BufferedOutputStream(new FileOutputStream(new File("C:\\your\\path\\yourfile.xml")));
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Try something like:



String s = "<a><b>test<b></a>";

..........


public static void writeXmlFile(String xmlString, String filename) {
        try {
            // Prepare the xml for writing
            Source source = new StreamSource(new StringReader(xmlString));
   
            // Prepare the output file
            File file = new File(filename);
            Result result = new StreamResult(file);
   
            // Write the DOM document to the file
            Transformer xformer = TransformerFactory.newInstance().newTransformer();
            xformer.transform(source, result);
        } catch (TransformerConfigurationException e) {
        } catch (TransformerException e) {
        }
    }


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You can't use OutputStreams or even Writers as if the input were to contain certain characters, they would not get handled correctly for the purposes of xml.
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Testsubbu, as i've explained that answer is not correct. It may well work in the case that you've posted, but if you used it to write the following:

String s = "<a><b>1 & 1 == true<b></a>";

The only time you'll find out it doesn't work is when you try to read the resulting file with any xml classes
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