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Eclipse JET Guide
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Standard JET2 Format Tags


Standard utility tags that rewrite their content in a different format.

Tag Summary

Define the message bundle from which contained f:message tags will retrieve messages

<f:formatNow> Formats and writes out the current date and time

Indent the tag contents the specified number of times


Convert the tag contents to lower case


Retrieve a message from a message bundle and either write it or store it in a variable

<f:milliseconds> Writes out a current system milliseconds value

Define a parameter value for a containing f:message tag


Replace all instances of a value in the tag's content with a new value


Define the default message bundle to be used by all f:message tags in all JET templates


Define the language locale to be used when loading message bundles with the f:bundle and f:setBundle tags


*** DEPRECATED *** Strip all whitespace from the content


Convert the tag contents to upper case

<f:unique> Writes out a unique integer value
<f:uuid> Generate a universally unique identifier (UUID)

Evaluate the specified XPath function on the tag content and write the result in place of the tag content

Example Directive
<%@taglib prefix="f" id="org.eclipse.jet.formatTags"%>

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