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Default value in RT Exp formater

Ove Lindström
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Joined: Mar 10, 2008
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I am currently cleaning up some messy JSP-code, introducing JSTL and Struts taglibs.

We have a lot of code that looks like this:

where we get at text from a bean or request attribute and output it on the screen but use a default value if the provided attibute is null.

Our current string formater looks like this:

Is there a way to use the format or formatKey-part of <bean:write>-tag to output a default value if null?

I've created formatKeys for the decimal, data and other formated data, but I can't get the normal String-format to work.
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