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Where to put keys?

Matthew Anderson

Joined: Jul 03, 2007
Posts: 9
If I can't use resource files like and I need to set two keys:
button.add=Add Record
button.delete=Delete Record
These are used by LookupDispatchAction.

Can this be done in some other file, like in the JSP page or struts-config.xml?

Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
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Code Exception,

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Regarding your question: I'm afraid I don't understand very well what you're asking. Why can't you use files like If you want to use LookupDispatchAction, you don't have any choice but to use resource properties files.

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Matthew Anderson

Joined: Jul 03, 2007
Posts: 9
Thanks for your reply, yes a JSP page and the struts-config.xml are available.

I agree. Here's the link:
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