Struts <html:errors/>


I'm trying to use the <html:errors/> tag.

- I have a page where I have put the tag.


- In struts-config.xml I have defined the resource bundle for the error messages.

<message-resources parameter="tm-struts-messages" null="false"></message-resources>

- In the Struts action I add the error to the request with the following code.

errors.add(ActionErrors.GLOBAL_ERROR, new ActionError("field.empty"));

if (errors.size() > 0) {
saveErrors(request, errors);

- The resource bundle contains the key "field.empty".

- But the problem is that on the page I get the following error message (not the text in the resource bundle):


<b>What's the problem?</b>
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Hi mbutulito ;)

I once had a similar problem. I had three languages: English, Finnish and Swedish in the following files: <-- english <-- finnish <-- swedish

I had to change into in order to get everything going my way. Since your app complains of "en_US" you might want to rename "" into "".

I'm not this is the problem in your case but it's definately worth a shot.


Try adding in web.xml -- inside the




and changing:

<message-resources parameter="tm-struts-messages" null="false"></message-resources>


<message-resources parameter="resources.application"/>

This is the way I've got mine set up, and it seems to work fine :-)

Hope this helps :-)

mbutuAuthor Commented:
Tried it but it did not help.
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If you are using Struts 1.1, you will need to change the following line

<message-resources parameter="tm-struts-messages" null="false"></message-resources>

Try to place the resource file under the classes folder, and reference it like a class name as one does it in ResourceBundle class.

E.g.You have placed the file in ... WEB-INF/classes/com/temp/resources

then the tage should be like

<message-resources parameter=""></message-resources>

Hope this helps

mbutuAuthor Commented:

I've checked and the file is in the /WEB-INF/classes folder.
It's not inside a package so therefore I don't put the package name in front of the file name.


mbutuAuthor Commented:
You are fantastic _marko_ I've never met a Struts expert like you. Thank you so much. Now I won't get fired from the project. Can I send you a small gift. I'm considering a couple of hundred dollars as a gift to you _marko_. For saving me and my family. Do you accept PayPal.

Yours truly
Mbutu and family
Hahaha :) You're welcome.

(I know mbutu IRL, he's being sarcastic)
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