JSTL Formatting Tags Library

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The JSTL Formatting tag is used to format and parse the data that can be data element, date, time or number. This tag library is used in a jsp page. It also provides the support for internationalization.

Syntax – JSTL Formatting Tag

<%@ taglib uri= “http:// java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt” prefix= “fmt” %>

The JSTL Formatting Tags

  • <fmt: formatNumber>: The <fmt: formatNumber> tag is used to formatting the number data.
  • <fmt: parseNumber>: The <fmt: parseNumber> tag is used the parse the string of number data such as number, currency, or percentage.
  • <fmt: formatDate>: The <fmt: formatDate> tag is used to format the date and time.
  • <fmt: parseDate>: The <fmt: parseDate> tag allow us to parse the date and time.
  • <fmt: bundle>: The <fmt: bundle> tag is used to create a ResourceBundle object in its tag body.
  • <fmt: setLocale>: The setLocale is used to change the locale in the locale configuration variable.
  • <fmt: setBundle>: The setBundle tag is used to create a ResourceBundle and stores the object into the given variable.
  • <fmt: timeZone>: The <fmt: timeZone> tag is used to set the time zone.
  • <fmt: setTimeZone>: The <fmt:setTimeZone> tag is used to load the time zone into a specified scope variable.
  • <fmt: message>: The <fmt: message> tag maps key to localized message.
  • <fmt: requestEncoding>: The <fmt: requestEncoding> tag is used to set the character encoding of the request.

 

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