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From Dominik Bruhn <domi...@dbruhn.de>
Subject Re: How to use DateTool
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2006 20:27:35 GMT
Ah, ok, now I understand, I thought these functions would be applied to the 
Date-Object automatically.
Thanks a lot
Dominik

Am Dienstag 04 April 2006 21:33 schrieb Nathan Bubna:
> Well, you have to actually use the tool in your templates, not just
> add it to the context.  It doesn't magically format your dates for
> you.  You have to tell it to format them (e.g. $date.format('long',
> $bu.LastVisited) ).  The documentation provides examples of how to do
> this and a thorough explanation of the methods available to you.
>
> On 4/4/06, Dominik Bruhn <dominik@dbruhn.de> wrote:
> > Hy,
> > thanks to your response. I added the proposed code to my servlet but
> > nothing happens. I use the following code to output the timestamp:
> > $bu.LastVisited
> >
> > The function "getLastVisited" of the Class of $bu returns a
> > "Date"-Object. This outputs the date in "normal" format, no matter
> > whether DateTool is embedded or not. With embedded DateTool I tried the
> > "$bu.LastVisited.long" but it simply outputs the string
> > "$bu.LastVisited.long" and not the formated date.
> >
> > So how do I use this tool?
> >
> > Thanks
> > TO
> >
> > Am Dienstag 04 April 2006 19:47 schrieb Nathan Bubna:
> > > You don't have to use a toolbox to use any of the Generic Tools.  Just
> > > create an instance and add it to your context before the context is
> > > merged with the template:
> > >
> > > context.put("date", new DateTool());
> > >
> > > pretty simple.
> > >
> > > On 4/4/06, Dominik Bruhn <dominik@dbruhn.de> wrote:
> > > > Hy,
> > > > I want to use the DateTool (
> > > > http://jakarta.apache.org/velocity/tools/javadoc/org/apache/velocity/
> > > >tool s/generic/DateTool.html ) in my VelocityApplet. I not using
> > > > Struts. How do I tell Velocity to use this Tool when outputting
> > > > Dates. Some tell me about a toolbox.xml, but I don't know hwere to
> > > > place it and with which content. A simple copy of the jar-file to the
> > > > classpath didn't help.
> > > >
> > > > Who can help?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > > Dominik
> > > >
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