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Hidden Variables and Hyper Link

Maneesh Chauahn
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Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 48
Hi All,
I have a question on the hidden variables . I have a simple JSP page

<form name = "XXXX" method = "POST" action "">

< input type = "hidden" name = "a" value = "a"
<td align="right"><a href="/nams/svc/myaccount/save/ealert"><img src="/templates/nams/images/btn_close.gif" width="83" height="22" border="0"></a></td>


As in the above the action is empty so when i link on the hyper link . will the hidden variable also pass with the request.

Means can i pass the hidden variables by click on the hyper - link and this hyper link point to action defined in the strust-config.xml

Thanks in advance for your prompt answer

Maneesh Chauhan
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13018
What happened when you tried it?
Richard Green
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 536
Clicking on a hyper link will always use HTTP GET (not POST).

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Adeel Ansari
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Joined: Aug 15, 2004
Posts: 2874
Clicking on the link is redirecting to that URL. If you want your form fields on the server you need to submit the page/form. Other option would be make your hidden fields part of the link's URL.
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