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prakash chauhan
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Hi All,
I want to apply styles to my struts-html tags
for eg:
in jsp:
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<html:link action="home">HOME</html:link>
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and in my css i want to use something like this:
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#navigation html:link.active{
background-color: #ABC;
}
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can we do it? it does not seem to be working , anything wrong with the code?
-Thanks
 
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CSS is a client-side technology, Struts is a server-side technology. Your CSS knows nothing about your Struts tags. These tags get translated into HTML which is sent to the browser. It is that HTML that your CSS must match.
 
prakash chauhan
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thanks.
So does that mean that i can't use my struts-html tags with CSS?
any work arounds?
 
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Chris Baron
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Check the documentation for usage of the attributes "style", "styleClass" and "styleId".
try

and have a look how it will rendered in the browser's HTML-Source.
Hth cb
 
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Hi,

Have a CSS defined for Anchor tag and you should get that css applied to HTML:link
Struts tag.

I have not tried the above but it should work since when the page gets rendered the Html:link tag get converted to Anchor tag.

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Thanks , i will try this and lets hope it works.
Thanks again.
 
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