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parse a simple xml file

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Hi,

I would like to parse a simple xml file.
Is this the right way to load it? I will make the file document load dynamic later.

DocumentBuilderFactory dbf = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
    dbf.setNamespaceAware(true);

    // Step 2: create a DocumentBuilder
    DocumentBuilder db = dbf.newDocumentBuilder();

    // Step 3: parse the input file to get a Document object
    Document doc = db.parse(new File(C:\\TEST.XML));

In the following xml file i would like to find default tag that = for example test.

Rename the tag.

Add a tag at the highest and lowest level.

And just how to loop throug the tags to find the one i want. Thanks for any help.

Also delete tags.

 <type>
  <default>test1</default>
  <next>testing</next>
  <next>tests</next>
  </type>
- <type>
  <default>test2</next>
  <next>tested</next>
  <next>tester</next>
  </type>
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For the record, I have yet to figure out WHY the W3C decided on such a roundabout way of implementing this.  It ought to be possible to get the Document by calling a method like XML.parse(), and then get the children by calling node.getLength() and node.getChild(i), but noooo...
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