Actually, you can't use a tag as the value of another tag's attribute. If you use the html-el taglib you can do something like this: John Moore wrote: > I'm having a big problem trying to dynamically set a value for the > readonly attribute of an tag. I'm using a JSTL core tag to > try to set it and whatever I do is ignored. > > In the example below, the newPurchase property is a boolean. If I use > exactly this tag elsewhere on the page, it outputs true or false as > expected. Here, though, it has no effect on the attribute, whether > newPurchase is true or false - the input tag generated is missing the > 'readonly' attribute. > > > > I've also tried the following (with as little effect), using an escaped > double-quote instead of a single quote: > > " maxlength="5"/> > > The curious thing is that I can use a similar construct but with an > integer property to dynamically set other attributes, such as size, as > in the following example (ignore the logical nonsense of assigning a > size on such a basis, it's just a test of technical feasibility): > > " maxlength="5"/> > > Is there something to do with assigning boolean attributes in these tags > which I haven't got yet? Or is it just soemthing weird with the readonly > one? > > John > > > ============================================= > John Moore - Norwich, UK - john@jmsd.co.uk > ============================================= > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > > --- > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > Version: 6.0.662 / Virus Database: 425 - Release Date: 20/04/2004 > > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe, e-mail: user-unsubscribe@struts.apache.org > For additional commands, e-mail: user-help@struts.apache.org --------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe, e-mail: user-unsubscribe@struts.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail: user-help@struts.apache.org