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From Mark Lundquist <>
Subject Re: Hashtables in JXTemplates
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2005 08:56:56 GMT
On 2005-06-27 11:08:14 -0700, Brent Johnson <> said:

> I'm having a serious problem trying to use a Hashtable-like datatype
> in a JXTemplate.  First I tried populating a java.util.Hashtable in
> flowscript, then passed that to the JXTemplate.  But apparently I cant
> loop through an Enumeration using a jx:forEach.

But you can iterate over a Collection :-)  Is there a reason you can't 
use HashMap instead of Hashtable?  If you can, then it should work just 

>   When I try I just get
> a single iteration of type:
> org.apache.cocoon.generation.JXTemplateGenerator$JXTExpression@fe9ad1
> I also have a Hashtable implementation in Javascript.  I include my
> hashtable.js in my sitemap, populate it in my flowscript, this pass
> this on to the JXTemplate.  When I try to access the size() function
> for the JS object in my JXT I get the following:
> size() : unknown type : class org.mozilla.javascript.NativeObject
> But I can access the size() function in the flowscript just fine, just
> doesn't seem to work in the JXTemplate when I try with something like
> ${menuitems.size()}.

IIRC, this is because size() is a JEXL built-in, so that's what you're 
gettting instead of your Hashtable'size() or whatever.


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