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CSS with Struts-html tags.

prakash chauhan
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Joined: Jun 22, 2007
Posts: 81
Hi All,
I want to apply styles to my struts-html tags
for eg:
in jsp:
<html:link action="home">HOME</html:link>

and in my css i want to use something like this:
background-color: #ABC;

can we do it? it does not seem to be working , anything wrong with the code?
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63532

CSS is a client-side technology, Struts is a server-side technology. Your CSS knows nothing about your Struts tags. These tags get translated into HTML which is sent to the browser. It is that HTML that your CSS must match.

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prakash chauhan
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Joined: Jun 22, 2007
Posts: 81
So does that mean that i can't use my struts-html tags with CSS?
any work arounds?
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Moving to our Struts forum.

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