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How to get values from list to JSP

jeyaveera pandian
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 39
Hi friends,
I have wrote a program in JSP. I called that JSP from a HTML file in which i have created one list <select> with multiple selection mode. while i tried to get and print the selected values of that list using request.getParameter('listName'), it prints all the selected items of that list in a single line only.
I want to print all those selected items line by line. Plz help me in this regard.
Thanks in advance,
Angela Poynton
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Joined: Mar 02, 2000
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All I can think of at the moment is that you'll need to use StringTokenizer passing in the String you get back from the request and using a space as a delimiter, then use a while(tokenizer.hasMoreTokens()) loop to println each token in turn.
There may be a better way but I just can't think of it at the moment.

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maha anna
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Joined: Jan 31, 2000
Posts: 1467
Jeyaveera pandian,
A small change in your code will do I think. Use getParameterValues method . It will return a String array of all values selected. Then you manuplate this String array according to your needs.

maha anna
[This message has been edited by maha anna (edited December 05, 2000).]
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