On Sun, 11 Dec 2005, Eero Saynatkari wrote:

> Are you actually trying to create new elements in the doc? (If not, then the
> entity conversion is the correct behaviour.) If you want to insert elements,
> the simplest way is probably to just create a new document from the string
> and then insert that as a child of your current element.

that's just what i did!  thanks!

-a
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