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public interface DOMLocator
implements SourceLocator


Indicates the position of a node in a source DOM, intended primarily for error reporting. To use a DOMLocator, the receiver of an error must downcast the SourceLocator object returned by an exception. A Transformer may use this object for purposes other than error reporting, for instance, to indicate the source node that originated a result node.


Public methods

abstract Node getOriginatingNode()

Return the node where the event occurred.

Inherited methods

From interface javax.xml.transform.SourceLocator

Public methods


added in API level 8
Node getOriginatingNode ()

Return the node where the event occurred.

Node The node that is the location for the event.
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