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Struts within an existing application

Ritu varada
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Joined: Sep 08, 2004
Posts: 117
I am trying to understand an existing struts application. I have an existing struts application which has its own build.xml file and everything. I wrote a simple jsp file to add to this application. But, when I make the war file and deploy it, it doesn't not recognize the struts tags like <html:form> etc.. But, the other jsp's have their struts tags properly constructed into html. What am I missing ? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
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What you are most likely missing is the custom tag library declaration as in:

<%@ taglib uri="/WEB-INF/struts-html.tld" prefix="html" %>
<%@ taglib uri="/WEB-INF/struts-bean.tld" prefix="bean" %>
<%@ taglib uri="/WEB-INF/struts-logic.tld" prefix="logic" %>

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Ritu varada
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Joined: Sep 08, 2004
Posts: 117
Thank you, Merill. That was so DUMB of me!!! If you are new to something, everything looks so daunting!!! Thanks!!1
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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