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org.displaytag.tags
abstract public class: TemplateTag [javadoc | source]
java.lang.Object
   javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.TagSupport
      javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.BodyTagSupport
         org.displaytag.tags.TemplateTag

All Implemented Interfaces:
    BodyTag, IterationTag, Serializable

Direct Known Subclasses:
    HtmlTableTag, ELTableTag, TableTag

Base template class.
Method from org.displaytag.tags.TemplateTag Summary:
evaluateExpression
Methods from javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.BodyTagSupport:
doAfterBody,   doEndTag,   doInitBody,   doStartTag,   getBodyContent,   getPreviousOut,   release,   setBodyContent
Methods from javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.TagSupport:
doAfterBody,   doEndTag,   doStartTag,   findAncestorWithClass,   getId,   getParent,   getValue,   getValues,   release,   removeValue,   setId,   setPageContext,   setParent,   setValue
Methods from java.lang.Object:
equals,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from org.displaytag.tags.TemplateTag Detail:
 protected Object evaluateExpression(String expression) throws ObjectLookupException 

    evaluate an expression in a way similar to LE in jstl.

    the first token is supposed to be an object in the page scope (default scope) or one of the following:

    • pageScope
    • requestScope
    • sessionScope
    • applicationScope

    Tokens after the object name are interpreted as javabean properties (accessed through getters), mapped or indexed properties, using the jakarta common-beans library