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From csanders <csand...@hoovers.com>
Subject Re: Velocity evaluation with null
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2008 22:20:02 GMT
Yea thats what Id like to avoid, we have a lot of third party code that
returns null to mean 'empty' that we want to have as blank.

On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 17:05 -0500, Michael Yartsev wrote:
> You could do something like (might be ugly but it would work)
> 
> #if($myObject.getSomethingThatMightBeNull() == null)
>         ##output your empty string here
> #else
>         $myObject.getSomethingThatMightBeNull()
> #end
> 
> 2008/1/3, csanders <csanders@hoovers.com>:
> >
> > Currently when something evaluates to null it just shows the literal
> > text, like $myObject.getSomethingThatMightBeNull() .
> >
> > Is there to tell velocity to spit out an empty string instead of leaving
> > it in the HTML ?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Charlie
> >
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