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Tag: XML

How to check tag exists when parsing XML in Python

Category: Python     Tag: Coding   Errors   Python   XML  
By: David     On: Tue 28 July 2015     
When using Python minidom to parse XML it is easy to encounter an "IndexError: list index out of range" if the tag does not exit. An easy fix is to check the size of "doc.getElementsByTagName".
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