I know you can specify header and footer in the prop file, but what if different pages have different needs in terms of displaying errors. E.g., In some cases its a list and in others I want sentences strung together with no header.
The message tag in the nightly build offers more flexibility
This might also be available in the Struts Validator library
To test for the presence of error messages in Struts 1.0.x, you can use
And then wrap (or not wrap) the messages with markup
To retrieve individual messages, you can specify the property in the html:error tag.
But, the new messages tag really does a much better job of this.