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DomNode->remove_child

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DomNode->remove_child --  Removes child from list of children

Description

object DomNode->remove_child ( object oldchild)

This functions removes a child from a list of children. If child cannot be removed or is not a child the function will return FALSE. If the child could be removed the functions returns the old child.

Example 1. Removing a child

<?php
include("example.inc");

if(!$dom = domxml_open_mem($xmlstr)) {
  echo "Error while parsing the document\n";
  exit;
}

$elements = $dom->get_elements_by_tagname("tbody");
$element = $elements[0];
$children = $element->child_nodes();
$child = $element->remove_child($children[0]);

echo "<PRE>";
$xmlfile = $dom->dump_mem(true);
echo htmlentities($xmlfile);
echo "</PRE>";
 ?>

See also domnode_append_child().

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