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From "alu, artifex" <>
Subject Re: advice needed: use taglib to render dynamic links to embeded objects
Date Tue, 27 Jul 2004 11:16:15 GMT

mhm, sounds very promising - if i use pure html for all stylset-based 
links they would use the adress base
from the base tag, the taglib tags are rendering every url with a 
preceeding slash so the base tag would be

is it that simple? i'll give it a try and let you know.


ron1 wrote:

> thought of using the html:base element?
> you can then make all references to images and stylesheets static, 
> changing only the base to the current layout base...
> I don't know if using <html:image> or <html:link/rewrite> will 
> overrides this, so you may have to use pure html for those...
> Cheers,
> Ron
> alu, artifex wrote:
>> hi list,
>> i'm working on a struts web application which should give the users 
>> the possibility to choose
>> the graphical layout of the application (images, sounds or general 
>> media objects) from a predefined
>> collection of "stylesets". if the user logs in his chosen styleset is 
>> read from a database and stored
>> in his session. now i only need to know what the best practice is to 
>> render the view components
>> using the styleset data from the users session.
>> i don't want to use messageresources because imho it would be too 
>> much effort. so i decided to
>> put all the images in directories according to the stylesetname:
>> i.e:
>> /stylesets/<stylesetname>/images/0001.png
>> ===>            /stylesets/default/images/0001.png
>>        /stylesets/minimalistic/images/0001.png
>> now i'm searching for a way to render those images in my jsp page 
>> using the struts taglib.
>> can i use <html:rewrite> or even <html:img> to generate those urls? 
>> the name of the image is
>> static, only the directory name should be dynamic.
>> thanks in advance
>> art
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