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tag value in tag attribute


Joined: Mar 27, 2001
Posts: 6
How do I insert a tag value in a second tag attribute. E.g.
<%@ taglib uri="..." prefix="tags" %>
<tags:myTag param="value"/>
I want to replace "value" by the result of apply a second tag. I suppose it is possibile is to define and set a String variable, e.g.:
<%! String value; %>
<% value = %><tags:lookupTag param="key"/><% ; %>
<tags:myTag param="<%= value %>"/>
but that is cumbersome. Is there a better alternative?
I'm using Jakarta Struts taglibs.
[This message has been edited by Fred Loney (edited April 24, 2001).]

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Angela Lamb
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Joined: Feb 22, 2001
Posts: 156
I think using a scripting variable will work for this problem:

Look here for more info on how to do this:
Cynthia Yao
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 92
Have u think about nested tags, you can share valuables between the tags. Or setting a paga level valuable that can be accessed by all the tags.
I agree. Here's the link:
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