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Retrieve the Form action name

Betsy Camel
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 119
I want to retrieve the form action name in the servlet.

eg
<form name=form1 action="hello">
</form>


is it possible to retrieve the action name (hello) in the servlet
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Since the action is the address of the resource to which the browser will post, you can retrieve it with request.getRequestURL or request.getRequestURI.


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