taglib and html problem

Posted on 2003-12-08
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
Hello everyone, below is a test.jsp coding, in the locator portion, i tried to incorporate a jsp string below to make my file name  dynamic but keeping the "file///:C:/" potion static. how can i do that? i tried the coding below and the error given is file not found. How can i slove that? Thanks a lot.

<%@ taglib uri = "http://coyote/taglibs" prefix="m" %>
<title>Test Streaming</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">

<% String filename = "friend.avi";%>
<m:slides IPAddress  = "" port = "3336" type = "mixed" locator= "file:///C:/<%=filename%>"/>
Question by:ahnui
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Accepted Solution

kennethxu earned 125 total points
ID: 9898498
it should be as:
<m:slides IPAddress  = "" port = "3336" type = "mixed" locator='<%="file:///C:/" + filename%>'/>

or this version is more easier to read:

<% String fullPath = "file:///C:/" + filename"; %>
<m:slides IPAddress  = "" port = "3336" type = "mixed" locator= "<%=fullPath%>"/>


Author Comment

ID: 9898887
thanks kennethxu,

i managed to think of the solution along that line too....what i have was

<% String fullPath = "file:///C:/" + filename; %>
<m:slides IPAddress  = "" port = "3336" type = "mixed" locator= "<%=fullPath%>"/>

but they works the same!!!! thanks again

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