On 25 July 2011 13:47, Richard Quadling <rquadl...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello all. > > I've got 2 XML documents (one from a URL and another via MS SQL Server). > > The structure of these documents is the same, with just a difference > in attribute to identify things (the 'data' is different but the > variable's name attribute is the key here). > > <data> > <variable name="var_name_x"> > <row> > <column>data</column> > ... > </row. > ... > </variable> > </data> > > I need to merge both documents so that the variable node of each > document exists in a new document ... > > <data> > <variable name="var_name_x"> > ... > </variable> > <variable name="var_name_y"> > ... > </variable> > </data> > > I know I can do this with string manipulation (and that's what I've > done), but I'd like to use a more appropriate mechanism (part learning > and part keeping the code tidy). > > I suspect SimpleXMLElement may not be the right tool. > > Richard.
Got it working when I finally discovered DOMDocument->importNode(). Allows the copying of a node from one DOM to another. Easy. -- Richard Quadling Twitter : EE : Zend : PHPDoc @RQuadling : e-e.com/M_248814.html : bit.ly/9O8vFY : bit.ly/lFnVea -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php