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HTML Chars escape

Kudret Serin
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Joined: Aug 02, 2005
Posts: 167

I have a string which has HTML tags (like <br> <p> etc) in it.
When i write it with out.print() to output, i see bold text. But i want to see the <b> tag itself.
How can i escape?
Thanks in advance.
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Use the JSTL <cut> tag yo emit any strings that need to be HTML-escaped.

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