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Hi In the below example i want to use one custom tag, but i am facing one problem while i testing this application.
the error is like

"
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP

An error occurred at line: 5 in the jsp file: /index.jsp
Generated servlet error:
SimpleTagTest2 cannot be resolved to a type

An error occurred at line: 5 in the jsp file: /index.jsp
Generated servlet error:
SimpleTagTest2 cannot be resolved to a type


      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.handleJspException(JspServletWrapper.java:510)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:375)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:314)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:264)
      javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:802)
"

and My JSP,tag handler class,tld mentioned in the code
u please verify the code and tell me where is the problem
MYJSP
 
<%@ taglib prefix="myTags" uri="simpleTags" %>
<html>
<body>
Simple Tag 2:
<myTags:simple2>
 This is The Body
 </myTags:simple2>
</body>
</html>
----------------------------------------------------------------
MY TLD
----
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?>
<taglib xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee"
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/web-jsptaglibrary_2_0.xsd" version="2.0">
 
<tlib-version>1.2</tlib-version>
<uri>simpleTags</uri>
<tag>
 <description>Hi I am Manually Generated Tag</description>
 <name>simple2</name>
 <tag-class>SimpleTagTest2</tag-class>
 <body-content>scriptless</body-content>
</tag>
</taglib>
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My TAGHANDLER CLASS
---
import javax.servlet.jsp.JspException;
import javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.SimpleTagSupport;
import java.io.*;
public class SimpleTagTest2 extends SimpleTagSupport
{
	public void doTag()throws JspException,IOException
	{
		getJspBody().invoke(null);
	}
}

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Did you check if SimpleTagTest2 gets compiled in WEB-INF/classes?
You can try using a package, don't forget to update you tld for that. Sometimes that helps.
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ok. u please tell me what is the purpose of the doTag(),doStartTag(),doEndTag() in the Tag handler class
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Is the error gone? If yes, what did help?

For Tag Handler, look here: http://onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2000/12/15/jsp_custom_tags.html
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Thanks...
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