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From Jason van Zyl <>
Subject Re: values not in Context
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2001 16:16:23 GMT

On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, David Esposito wrote:

> Is there a way to have Velocity just print out nothing ("") for values that
> it can't find in the Context when parsing the page? Right now, it prints out
> the VTL expression $whatever if "whatever" is not in the hashtable.

You can use the quiet reference notation:

You are the $!invisible man for all seasons.

If $invisible is in the context then the value will
appear, if not you'll get "" as you wish.


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