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Build tag based on other custom tags

Christian Nicoll
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Joined: Mar 09, 2008
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Hello ranchers,

I want to create a new tag which is based on other custom tags. If I use native html tags, then there is no problem to create the output, for that I use methods like writer.startElement(), writer.writeAttribute() and writer.endElement().

But how can I use non-html tags in my new custom component? For example there exists a tag like <my:showSomething> and I want to use the output of this tag in a tag <my:showSomethingElse>.

Any experiences about this ?

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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