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dom_import_simplexml

(PHP 5)

dom_import_simplexml --  Gets a DOMElement object from a SimpleXMLElement object

Description

DOMElement dom_import_simplexml ( SimpleXMLElement node )

This function takes the node node of class SimpleXML and makes it into a DOMElement node. This new object can then be used as a native DOMElement node.

Parameters

node

The SimpleXMLElement node.

Return Values

The DOMElement node added or FALSE if any errors occur.

Examples

Example 1. Import SimpleXML into DOM with dom_import_simplexml()

<?php

$sxe
= simplexml_load_string('<books><book><title>blah</title></book></books>');

if (
$sxe === false) {
    echo
'Error while parsing the document';
    exit;
}

$dom_sxe = dom_import_simplexml($sxe);
if (!
$dom_sxe) {
    echo
'Error while converting XML';
    exit;
}

$dom = new DOMDocument('1.0');
$dom_sxe = $dom->importNode($dom_sxe, true);
$dom_sxe = $dom->appendChild($dom_sxe);

echo
$dom->saveXML();

?>