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Class

XML

Name

addChild()

Examples
// The following short XML file called "mammals.xml" is parsed 
// in the code below. It must be in the project's "data" folder.
//
// <?xml version="1.0"?>
// <mammals>
//   <animal id="0" species="Capra hircus">Goat</animal>
//   <animal id="1" species="Panthera pardus">Leopard</animal>
//   <animal id="2" species="Equus zebra">Zebra</animal>
// </mammals>

XML xml;

void setup() {
  xml = loadXML("mammals.xml");
  XML newChild = xml.addChild("animal");
  newChild.setContent("bloodhound");
  println(xml);
}

// Sketch prints:
// <mammals>
//   <animal id="0" species="Capra hircus">Goat</animal>
//   <animal id="1" species="Panthera pardus">Leopard</animal>
//   <animal id="2" species="Equus zebra">Zebra</animal>
// <animal>bloodhound</animal>
// </mammals>
Description Appends a new child to the element. The child can be specified with either a String, which will be used as the new tag's name, or as a reference to an existing XML object.

A reference to the newly created child is returned as an XML object.
Syntax
.addChild(tag)
.addChild(child)
ReturnsXML
Updated on November 10, 2017 05:36:31pm EST

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