Overview

Standard JET2 Control Tags

controlTags

Control flow and data management tags. This tags allow templates to evaluate conditions, perform loops and access and set information in the template input.


Tag Summary
<c:addElement>

Create a new model element under the selected node

<c:addTextElement>

Create a new model element node under the selected element, and whose text content is the content of this tag

<c:case>

*** DEPRECATED - use 'when' tag instead

<c:choose>

Define a group of mutually exclusive choices

<c:copyElement>

Copy the selected node to the selected location

<c:dump> Writes out the DOM subtree under a specified model node
<c:get>

Write a the result of an XPath expression

<c:if>

Process the tag contents if a test condition is satisfied

<c:include>

Process the referenced template, and include its results in the output of the current template

<c:initialCode>

A child tag of the 'userRegion' tag containing the initial code to write

<c:invokeTransform>

Invoke the another transformation, passing it the current transformation's source model and context variables

<c:iterate>

Write the tag contents for each in the template input model identified by an XPath expression

<c:load>

Load the referenced model, and set the passed variable to the loaded document root

<c:loadContent> Extends the model by parsing its contents as XML
<c:log>

Write a message to the transformation log

<c:marker>

Create an Eclipse task marker refering to the text contained in the tag

<c:otherwise>

Define a default case for a 'choose' tag

<c:override>

*** Deprecated: Use the 'overrides' attribute on 'transform' extension in plugin

<c:removeElement>

Remove the selected node from the document tree

<c:replaceStrings> Replaces one set of strings in its content with another set of strings and writes out the result
<c:set>

Set an attribute on an object selected by an XPath expression

<c:setVariable>

Create a variable whose value is set to the result of the provided XPath expression

<c:stringTokens> Parses a string into tokens and iterates over its content for each token
<c:userRegion>

Define a region in the generated text where users may write customized code

<c:visit>

Define content to process for an object found by the parent 'visitor' tag, provided a condition is met

<c:visitor>

*** PROTOTYPE *** Iterate over an object and all its contained objects, typically be doing a depth-first traversal

<c:when>

Define a one of the mutually exclusive cases of a 'choose' tag


Example Directive
<%@taglib prefix="c" id="org.eclipse.jet.controlTags"%>