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error with jsp:foward

Adewale Adebusoye
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Joined: Sep 28, 2005
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Guys, im trying to code a jsp submit form. the problem is that when i click the submit button on my form, jsp:foward dosent move on to the next page. rather it displays a fresh version of the submit form.
Its driving me nuts please help.


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Sarath Mohan
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Joined: Mar 17, 2001
Posts: 213
jsp:forward is not used for submitting a form.

Use pure html Form for submitting and use use the jsp file name in the action attribute of form tag

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Virag Saksena
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Joined: Nov 27, 2005
Posts: 71
If you want to go to a different page on submit,
then just change the target tag in your <form
you should not need to use the jsp:forward for that


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Virag Saksena
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Joined: Nov 27, 2005
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Yep, the action tag, not the target tag
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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