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Image Does Not Get Picked Up

JiaPei Jen
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Joined: Nov 19, 2000
Posts: 1309
I am using the Struts framework. I have an image and this is my image tag:

<html:img page="/HSInfo/frame/common/images/dhs-header-title.JPEG" border="0" width="800" alt="[infomation]"/>

The image does not get picked up in the browser. Therefore, only the text "information" is shown.

HSInfo is the name of my application and it is right under the $TOMCAT/webapps directory.

Because the image does not get picked up, I right click in the browser to "view source" to get a clue. The source code shows page="/HSInfo/frame/common/images/dhs-header-title.JPEG"

The image dhs-header-title.jpeg is in the folder that I specified. The spelling is correct. And the extension is .jpeg

What else could cause that the image does not get picked up?
Anthony Watson
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Joined: Sep 25, 2003
Posts: 327
Get rid of the "/HSInfo" part of your file path.

Starting a file path with a "/" means that the application will start looking for the file from your web application's root directory (which for you is HSInfo), NOT Tomcat's "webapps" folder.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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