Set a session variable from a properties file

Posted on 2006-11-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-01

Hi all,

I it possible to set a session variable from some kind of properties file?

Ive been trying this:

( "amt, <bean:messagekey="sub.amt" /> );

But I get this error:

Missing term. session.setAttribute( "amt, <bean:messagekey="sub.amt" /> );

Thanks for any help
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bloodredsun earned 175 total points
ID: 18035805
Yes it is but not like that. You can't mix custom tags with scriptlet java code. You need to do it all in the scriptlet code.

    // Read properties file.
    Properties properties = new Properties();
    try {
        properties.load(new FileInputStream(""));//make sure the name of the file is correct
    } catch (IOException e) {
       //deal with the exception
    //add the value to the session object
    session.setAttribute( "amt", properties.getProperty("sub.amt") );


Author Comment

ID: 18035819

ah I see, ill try that, thanks

Author Comment

ID: 18037128

Im having trouble accessing the file

Im using:
  properties.load(new FileInputStream(request.getContextPath()+"//config//");

But im getting the error: "Cannot find the file specified"

I'll increase the points, thanks
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ID: 18037319
you can try using  
properties.load(new FileInputStream(request.getContextPath()+"/config/");
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rrz earned 100 total points
ID: 18038446
Sorry, that last one needs to find it on the classpath( in the classes folder for example).  

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ID: 18038709

thanks, ;)

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