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This example assumes the following class is already on your CLASSPATH:


Here is an example of using DOM4J with Groovy to process an existing XML file:

DOM4J also supports a streaming mode which lets you manually prune parts of the DOM tree during processing to facilitate processing large documents. Here is an example which uses DOM4J in that mode:

In the above example, we actually did the processing as part of the ElementHandler. Instead, we could have used a hybrid approach which just pruned away parts of the tree we weren't interested in and then performed tree-walking/navigation style coding after that.

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