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ValueExpressiion isLiteralText() confusion?

Prash Singh
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Joined: Aug 23, 2009
Posts: 103

Dear All,

I am trying to develop a custom component of my own.
I am trying to set the component tag attributes using ValueExpression.

I am a bit confused about the ValueExpression is behaving.

There is a method isLiteralText()
which states

This method must return true if and only if the expression string this expression was created from contained no unescaped EL delimeters (${...} or #{...}).


and getExpressionString() which returns the string which formed the ValueExpression for that attribute.

The confusion is
when I check

value.isLiteralText() it reurns true.
but when I call value.getExpressionString()
it returns #{testBean.dateField} , so in this case value.isLteralText() must return false, but is not happening.

Please help me with this issue.
Prash Singh
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Joined: Aug 23, 2009
Posts: 103

Hello everybody. Please reply to this thread..
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