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This Example shows you how to use dollar sign in velocity.

How to use dollar sign in velocity

     

This Example shows you how to use dollar sign in velocity.
The method used in this example are described below:-
1:- Initialize velocity run time engine through method  init().
2:- Create object of VelocityContext Class.
3:- Create Template class object, Template class object is used for controlling template methods and properties.

template.merge(context, writer): Merge method of the Template class is used here for merging the VelocityContext class object to produce the output.Template  class object is used for controlling template methods and properties.

#set($sign ="+"): This is a statement named 'set', generally begins with # character. Here we have assign the sign with character $.

 

 

  UseDollarSign.java:

import java.io.*;

import org.apache.velocity.*;
import org.apache.velocity.app.*;
import org.apache.velocity.tools.generic.RenderTool;

public class UseDollarSign {

  public static void main(String[] argsthrows Exception {
  Velocity.init();
  Template t = Velocity.getTemplate("./src/UseDollar.vm");

  VelocityContext context = new VelocityContext();
  
  Writer writer = new StringWriter();
  t.merge(context, writer);

  System.out.println(writer);
  }
}

UseDollarSign.vm:
#set($sign ="+")

sign = '$sign'

Output:
sign = '+'

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Posted on: August 27, 2008

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