cannot modify text in a html tree

Bug #1755841 reported by Tudor on 2018-03-14
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Bug Description

I'm on:

Python : sys.version_info(major=2, minor=7, micro=14, releaselevel='final', serial=0)
lxml.etree : (4, 1, 1, 0)
libxml used : (2, 9, 7)
libxml compiled : (2, 9, 7)
libxslt used : (1, 1, 32)
libxslt compiled : (1, 1, 32)

I'm unable to modify the text located in the 'text3' position. I can find it using itertext() on the body element, but not much more.

from lxml import etree
from io import StringIO

orig_html = """
<div align="center">

parser = etree.HTMLParser()
tree = etree.parse(StringIO(orig_html), parser)

# how do i modify text3 into something else?

scoder (scoder) wrote :

Please don't use the bug tracker for user support requests.

Changed in lxml:
status: New → Invalid
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