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AppendChild gives Error 438

AppendChild gives Error 438

AppendChild gives Error 438

In my Dictionary I have several DOMDocuments. These are taken out of the dict with XMLDocAOHA. To append this document to a Node I have to convert the DomDocument to an IXMLNode. I'm using Xpath to do this.

Then I am adding the new XMLNode to XMLNodeBasisBody, but then I get Error 438. What causes this error?


If dicNummerAanduidingen.Exists(strHoofdAdres) Then
  'as DomDocument
  Set XMLDocAOHA = dicNummerAanduidingen.Item(strHoofdAdres)
  'add to body, casted to node. doc is not ok
  ' selectsinglenode returns a node
  Set XMLNode = XMLDocAOHA.selectSingleNode("/")
  'As DomNode
  Set XMLNode = dicNummerAanduidingen.Item(strHoofdAdres)
  XMLNodeBasisBody.appendChild (XMLNode)
  Err.Raise 32001, "Samengesteld.maakSamengesteldBericht", "No Hoofdadres found for " & strHoofdAdres
End If

(I have translated the comments to English)

Yes, the world is full of strange people.

RE: AppendChild gives Error 438

When trying to append the 438-Error is thrown, but my XMLNode is appended to my XMLNodeBasisBody. So I have put On Error Resume Next above it, so it does not bother me again, and again, and again, and again......

Did anyone else have this problem?

Yes, the world is full of strange people.

RE: AppendChild gives Error 438

Just to know, what is the error message ?

RE: AppendChild gives Error 438

[1] You have two different lines defining XMLNode. The second line, I do not recognize what it is. In any case, these methods Exists(), Item() in your context, are they proprietary?

[2] This is just a beautiful misunderstanding if XMLDocAOHA is a DOMDocument:
>Set XMLNode = XMLDocAOHA.selectSingleNode("/")
XMLNode is exactly the same as XMLDocAOHA, a DOMDocument. It is not any other type.

[2.1] If you want to append it, use this definition should do.
>Set XMLNode = XMLDocAOHA.selectSingleNode("/")
Set XMLNode = XMLDocAOHA.DocumentElement

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