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Arrays in Applets

Amanda Weber
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Joined: Nov 20, 2002
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Is there any way to pass an array into an applet?
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
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What do you mean exactly? Where would the array come from?


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Amanda Weber
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Joined: Nov 20, 2002
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For Example I have a regular HTML page that I want to keep as HTML - it is a form I want to pass many valued into an applet from the form. Instead of doing many getParams, can I just create it as an array, and pass it in to an appet?
Rob Ross
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Joined: Jan 07, 2002
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You could try passing a single parameter as a delimeted string, say a list of strings seperated by semicolons, then use java.util.StringTokenizer to extract the individual strings from your list.


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Amanda Weber
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Joined: Nov 20, 2002
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Yah, that is what I am doing now, I was just wondering if there was an easier way
Thanx
Maulin Vasavada
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Joined: Nov 04, 2001
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hey Rob,
c after long , huh? i thought either my eyes r getting worse not to c u or u r becoming too fat to be seen
anyways, hope u 've some memories reflecting my name...
i don't exactly remember right now but somebody asked the same question on JSP forum i guess. he wanted to pass an array of String to the applet which he was getting in the JSP that had the applet embeded in it. i suggested the same thing to him as i don't know any simple/direct way of passing an array.
also if we can use JavaScript and Applet communication using JSObject then we can have JavaScript array passed to an applet method. can't we?
regards
maulin
 
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