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Multiple record updation

Venkata Sirish
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Joined: Apr 09, 2007
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In jsp iam displaying, 100 records . Iam displaying a check box for each record. It is a delete functionality. I will check the corresponding records checkbox which are to be deleted.

How can i handle this functionality... how can i get the list of users who have been checked to be deleted, in the backend (Java Action class).

Please explain me in detail .... ASAP

Thanks in Advance,
Ben Souther

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Schandha Ravi
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Joined: Oct 20, 2007
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Hi Venkata,

You can always get the value of your checkbox in your controller using req.getParameter(<param name>) if this function returns "On" that means that checkbox is selected. Check for further information on these controls.

Thanks & Regards, SK
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Gregg Bolinger
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Well, when you want to get checkboxes, since there can be more than 1 checked, you need to be able to get back an array of those values. So you'd need something like:

String[] users = request.getParameterValues('whateverNameYouGaveTheHTMLElements');

That being said, I also noticed you mentioned "java Action class" and when I see folks say Action I think a framework might be involved. If this is true, while my suggestion above is still valid, there may be a different/easier/harder way to do it using the framework. You'll just need to let us know.

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