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Very basic question

Madhuri Dhahiwal

Joined: Jun 17, 2006
Posts: 2
Dear All

I have very simple problem. I am not able to get <bean:message key="title.login"/> working.

I have following configuration.

struts 1.2.9
Tomcat 5.5

My web.xml is like

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>

<!DOCTYPE web-app
PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Web Application 2.2//EN"

<display-name>Struts Blank Application</display-name>

<!-- Standard Action Servlet Configuration (with debugging) -->

<!-- Standard Action Servlet Mapping -->

<!-- The Usual Welcome File List -->

<!-- Struts Tag Library Descriptors -->






My strus-config.xml is like

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?>

<!DOCTYPE struts-config PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 1.1//EN"


<!-- ========== Form Bean Definitions ============ -->
<form-bean name="login" type="org.apache.struts.validator.DynaValidatorForm" />
<form-property name="userId" type="java.lang.String" />
<form-property name="passWord" type="java.lang.String" />


<plug-in className="org.apache.struts.validator.ValidatorPlugIn">
<set-property property="pathnames"

<!-- ========== Global Forward Definitions ========= -->

<!-- ========== Action Mapping Definitions ======== -->
type="test.struts.LoginAction" >

<forward name="valid" path="/jsp/MainMenu.jsp" />
<forward name="invalid" path="/jsp/LoginView.jsp" />


My jsp goes like this

<!-- LoginView.jsp -->

<%@ taglib uri="/tags/struts-html" prefix="html"%>
<%@ taglib uri="/tags/struts-bean" prefix="bean"%>
<bean:message key="title.login"/>
<BODY><p> This is very very bad.
<bean:message key="title.login"/>

I just wanted <baen:message>

I get following error


org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Exception in JSP: /jsp/First.jsp:8

5: <HTML>
6: <HEAD>
7: <TITLE>
8: <bean:message key="title.login"/>
9: </TITLE>
10: </HEAD>
11: <BODY><p> This is very very bad.


My is like

button.submit=Send for Verification<li>User ID is a required field</li><li>Password is a required field</li>
error.invalid.login=<li>The User ID and/or Password are invalid. Please try again.</li>
errors.header=<h3><font color="red">Validation Error</font></h3>You must correct the following error(s) before proceeding:<ul>
label.userId=User ID
heading.login=<H2>Enter your user information</H2>
title.login=Login Screen
label.userType=<H2>You are authorized to use this system as a</H2>
errors.required={0} is required.<br>
errors.minlength={0} cannot be less than {1} characters<br>

Where am I going wrong? I think taglibs entries are finding the required tld files in my WEB-INF but <bean:message> not working? Please guide.

Madhuri Dhahiwal
Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864
From what you've shown us of your struts-config.xml file, you haven't configured the message resources. You need an entry like this:

<message-resources parameter="message"/>

You also need to make sure your file is in /WEB-INF/classes.

This link has a lot of good information about all aspects of messages in Struts.

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Madhuri Dhahiwal

Joined: Jun 17, 2006
Posts: 2
Thanks it is really working now.

shruthip prashu

Joined: Jul 19, 2006
Posts: 5
Am using jsp and display tag. when am using java script its giving error.
could no process the requestorg.apache.jasper.JasperException: /web/viewdata.jsp(5,5) Invalid standard action

Can anyone help me.. Thanks in advance
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