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JSP and IFrames

dennis zined
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Joined: Mar 07, 2003
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Hi all. I have a JSP page that has an IFrame which contains another JSP page. Is it possible for the JSP page, contained within the IFrame, to pass its formbean to its parent JSP page?


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Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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No, frames, as far as the server is concerned are separate webpages.
Beans only exist on the server, not the client.

What you can do (with modern browsers) is create a javascript object and pass that from one frame to another.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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