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images in Tomcat

Gayathri Neti

Joined: Mar 08, 2002
Posts: 25
I have web application on TomCat 4.1.18. I am using a couple of images in my application.
I am setting the 'img' tags' src property as an absolute

I want to use a relative path. How is it possible?
Please indicate if I need to make any configuration changes? OR
Is it only a change in the SRC attribute of IMG tag
Andy Bowes
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Joined: Jan 14, 2003
Posts: 171
You can use a relative URL to define the source of the image. This is typically relative to the directory that your page/JSP is in.
In a typical web-application the images should be held in a sub-directory of your application directory in the web-apps directory. In a production environment you would store all of the pages, classes, images etc in a WAR file with the equivalent internal structure.

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Gayathri Neti

Joined: Mar 08, 2002
Posts: 25
Could you please show me as an example??
Andy Deighton
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Joined: Apr 01, 2003
Posts: 39
Your src attribute of your img tag would simply be something like "images/". This assumes you have an images subdirectory in your webapp directory or webapp jar.
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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This is certainly not Tomcat specific. Should it not be moved to the HTML forum?

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Gayathri Neti

Joined: Mar 08, 2002
Posts: 25
Well, (I am a newbie) The only reason I put my question here was..
I am using Tomcat AppServer. I did not know if I needed to make any configuration changes too...
(even now, I am not sure if I have to make configuration changes. I guess I need not..)
I agree. Here's the link:
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