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Thread: How to compare a parameter value to a string literal inside EL?

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    Question How to compare a parameter value to a string literal inside EL?

    Hi!

    How do I compare value of a parameter to a string literal inside an EL which is the value of "test" in "c:if" or "c:when"? I want to check if parameter "p" is a string "yes" but
    <c:when test="${param.p eq yes}">
    doesn't work.


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    Default Re: How to compare a parameter value to a string literal inside EL?

    Have you tried enclosing 'yes' in single quotes?

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    Default Re: How to compare a parameter value to a string literal inside EL?

    Thanks, single quotes worked. It had got into my head that single quotes were only for enclosing characters.

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    Default Re: How to compare a parameter value to a string literal inside EL?

    I believe (it's a long time since I did any of this stuff) you can also use double-quotes (i.e. nested double quotes), and the system will figure it out, but it makes the code harder to read.

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