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JSP Current Path

JSP Current Path is used to get the current path of the JSP page.

JSP Current Path


JSP Current Path is used to get the current path of the JSP page.

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The Tutorial illustrate an example from 'JSP Current Path'. In this section, you will learn how to get the current path of the jsp page. You can see in the given example that we have used the method getRealPath("/") of the request object that will return the real path of the current jsp page. The Scriptlet does not generate HTML. If a scriptlet generate HTML, it use a variable called "out". The variable out does not need todeclared. This variable is already  predefined for scriptlets, with other variables.

request.getRealPath("/") :The Syntax <request.getRealPath ("/") > is used to get the current path of the jsp file directory in which it is placed.

The Syntax specifies the current path of  file currentPath.jsp exists in the JspEx folder of webapps in apache-tomcat -6.0.16 of C drive.


Here is the code of currentPath.jsp

<title>Current Path</title>
<h2>Current Path</h2>
The Path of the current jsp page is: <%out.println(request.getRealPath("/"));

Output will be displayed as:

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Posted on: June 15, 2009

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March 14, 2012

Thank u very much.... this is what i was looking for.:-)