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Custom tags Problem

 
saravana.T kumar
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HI,
I am having an error with tomcat which says
=>
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP:

An error occurred at line: 11 in the jsp file: /hi.jsp
test2 cannot be resolved to a type
8:
9: <%@ taglib prefix="my" uri="dog" %>
10:
11: <my:dimple/>
12:
13: </body>
14:
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My TLD file (simple.tld) is(placed in /web-inf dir)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<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 http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/web-jsptaglibrary_2_0.xsd"
version="2.0">

<tlib-version>1.2</tlib-version>
<short-name>java</short-name>
<uri>dog</uri>
<tag>
<name>dimple</name>
<tag-class>test2</tag-class>
<body-content>scriptless</body-content>
</tag>
</taglib>
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My class file (in web-inf/classes dir)


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My jsp file (root)

<html><body>

<%@ taglib prefix="my" uri="dog" %>

<my:dimple>
${alpha}
</my:dimple>

</body></html>

I cant get this thing working . Please help.


[BPSouther: Added code tags]
[ August 31, 2007: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]
 
Bear Bibeault
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Firstly, you should be following convetional naming standards. Classes should being with a capital letter. As in Test2.

Secondly, place your class in a package other than the default. See the JSP FAQ for more information on this.
 
saravana.T kumar
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Thank you, it worked.

And why should it be kept inside packages and not in the classes folder

2.is this above thing appplicable to custom tags or all jsp files which includes classes
 
Michael Ku
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saravana, did you read the JSP FAQ concerning this subject?
 
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