thanks scott.... The problem is not with quotes as I am getting the following code in the final html; note that this is present in the final html...i.e the is not getting translated to html.... anyways I have tried using sngle quotes instead of double quotes...but still it doesnt work.... any idea? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Glenn, Scott" To: "'Struts Users Mailing List'" Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 2:42 PM Subject: RE: tag inside tag > Might be your nested quotes ..... try using different quote characters to define the nested string ie. > > style='<%=pageContext.findAttribute("styleVar").toString()%>' > > S. > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Rahul Mohan [mailto:rahul_mohan@pune.tcs.co.in] > > Sent: 04 February 2004 09:09 > > To: Struts Users Mailing List > > Subject: Re: tag inside tag > > > > > > Hi Max, > > > > Thanks for the reply... > > > > I have found a work around for the problem...but it looks wierd!! > > > > These are the steps I performed: > > > > 1. I am setting the styleVar as follows: > > > > > > > > some JSTL conditional stmts > > > > > > > > 2. Then I retrieve the value using the following scriptlet: > > > > <% String str = pageContext.findAttribute("styleVar").toString(); %> > > > > 3. Now I can use the value of str inside my tag as follows: > > > > > name="Customer" > > property ="Name" > > maxlength="256" > > size="256" > > style="<%=str%>" > > /> > > > > The wierd part is that if I put > > > > style="<%=pageContext.findAttribute("styleVar").toString()%>" > > > > inside the tag it wont work!!! > > > > Can anybody tell me why it is so?? I am stumped! > > > > thank you all... > > rahul > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Max Cooper" > > To: "Struts Users Mailing List" ; "Rahul > > Mohan" > > Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 1:45 PM > > Subject: Re: tag inside tag > > > > > > > Two issues may be at work here: > > > > > > 1. It isn't valid to have a JSP tag render an attribute value for > > another > > > JSP tag. This might work instead, depending on the scope of styleVar: > > > > > > > > name="Customer" > > > property ="Name" > > > maxlength="256" > > > size="256" > > > style="<%=styleVar%>" > > > /> > > > > > > 2. Are you missing the <%@ taglib %> thingy for the html taglib in your > > JSP? > > > > > > -Max > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > > From: "Rahul Mohan" > > > To: "struts" > > > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 11:47 PM > > > Subject: tag inside tag > > > > > > > > > Hi...I am facing some problems with using JSTL tags inside struts tags. > > > > > > This is the piece of code I wrote for my application: > > > > > > > > name="Customer" > > > property ="Name" > > > maxlength="256" > > > size="256" > > > style="" > > > /> > > > > > > the problem is that it is getting traslated to > > > > > > > > name="w_CustomerWin" > > > property ="wca_Name" > > > maxlength="256" > > > size="256" > > > > > style="width:100;height:22;position:absolute;top:20;left:56;display:none;" > > > /> > > > > > > in the final html page!! > > > > > > can anybody please tell me why the tag is not getting > > translated > > > to