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Question - build URL using escape characters
Joined: Jun 21, 2005
Dec 13, 2007 07:42:00
I am using a product called displaytag to create tables in my
. It is working fine but now I have to create a link in one of the columns that display a requisition number.
My problem is that I am having syntax problems trying to use escape characters to properly create my URL for this link.
Here is what I have in my
link = "<a href=\"\\reqs\"\\NonStock.action?view=&reqNum=" + reqNum + "&entityCode=" + entity + ">" + reqNum + "</a>";
What I get when I hover over the link in my JSP is:
This is half right but I do can't seem to get the rest of it.
If anyone has any experience with escape characters and can tell me what I'm doing wrong it would be greatly appreciated.
Joined: Nov 08, 2007
Dec 13, 2007 08:52:00
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Dec 13, 2007 08:55:00
What's that \" doing after regs? That closes the href attribute!
It should probably be something like this:
link = "<a href=\"\\reqs\\NonStock.action?view=&reqNum=" + reqNum + "&entityCode=" + entity + "\">" + reqNum + "</a>";
The entire URL must be part of the href, so you can't put the closing quote until after entity.
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Joined: Jun 21, 2005
Dec 13, 2007 09:14:00
Thanks so much for the help.
Here is how I made my fix in the event it helps someone else:
link = "<a href = \"/reqs/NonStock.action?view=&reqNum=" + reqNum + "&entityCode=" + entity + "\">" + reqNum + "</a>";
Thanks again for all the help.
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