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XPATH with Namespace using Dom4j

Posted on 2008-06-11
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Hi,
I am using dom4j api and trying to evaluate an xpath. It is not working for me when the xml uses namespaces. Could you please let me know what changes should I make?
dom4j version: 1.6




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Your prefixes don't correspond to those defined in the document header - they must
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e.g.

>> <m_SessionID>SESSION9</m_SessionID>

has no namespace set
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After fixing that your session id is returnable (my JDOM works) with the expression below:
 org.jdom.xpath.XPath xpath = org.jdom.xpath.XPath.newInstance("//soap:Header/snp:m_Header/snp:m_SessionID");

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crazy thing that I did not notice the missing namespace. Thank you for spotting that. After the fix it worked.
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