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Displaying javascript alerts by reading from ApplicationResources

 
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Hi,

For displaying alert messages in javascript function calls I need to read the text from ApplicationResources.properties file.
I have tried the following combinations but nothing seems to be working. The text message is not being read from the properties file. Can someone give me the correct syntax.

1. alert(<bean:message key="message.invalidName"/> ;

2. alert('<bean:message key="message.invalidName"/>');

3. alert(<bean:message key='message.invalidName'/>");

4. alert(<bean:message key=message.invalidName'/> ;
In ApplicationResources
message.invalidName=The given name is invalid

Thanks in Advance
 
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Hi
try to do it . hope it will solve problem.

alert('<bean:message key="message.invalidName"/>');

i think it will work...
 
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It works. Thanks!
 
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If I include the javascript code in the jsp file it works. But if I move the javascript code to a separate js file and include that js file in the jsp then it does not work. I wonder why?
 
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because jsp-code is not evaluted in js-files :-)
 
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That explains it. Thanks
 
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What Jan says is true. However, if you do it like this:

<script type="text/javascript" src="myJavaScript.jsp></script>

It does work. This is assuming that myJavaScript.jsp contains javascript code with some JSP or Struts tags included.
 
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thanks merrill, i did not think that far...
 
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