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ajithsasi kumar
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In the forEach syntax what does varstatus means
Balasubramani Dharmalingam
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"varstatus" attribute in forEach will give you an index of the element in iterating List.


For first iteration its value will be 1
For second iteration its value will be 2..


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Christophe Verré
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It's a bit more than that. varStatus gives you access to a scoped variable whose type is javax.servlet.jsp.jstl.core.LoopTagStatus.
If you look at this class API, you'll see that it allows you to get more information about the loop.


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Anirvan Majumdar
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I'd also recommend this site for clearing up any doubts you might have about the for-each tag. All attributes of this tag are quite clearly explained.
 
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