Using struts, display Chinese

When using the bean tag, usually i write
<bean:write name="herb" property="type" />
to display the value of a variable of a bean.

However, when the value of a string variable is chinese, i have to change the encoding to display it properly.
i usually write:
<%=new String(herb.getType().getBytes("iso8859_1"),"big5")%>

my question is, can i just the bean tag to display the chinese properly instead of the jsp expression?
chpchaiAsked:
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kennethxuCommented:
the problem is in the bean instead of the jsp page. The String returned by the bean was wrong in the first place.

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chpchaiAuthor Commented:
so i should encode the string first in hte bean, not in the jsp page?
kennethxuCommented:
yes, if you can show us the bean. we might be able to help.
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chpchaiAuthor Commented:
ok, thanks~
kennethxuCommented:
you are very welcome! but is any reason for a 'C' grade?
http://www.cityofangels.com/Experts/Closing.htm#7
chpchaiAuthor Commented:
well, seems i gave wrong the grade according to that description...
but can i still change it?
kennethxuCommented:
Thank you all!
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