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Selecting which bean to use

langers
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Joined: Jul 26, 2001
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I am generating a generic/dynamic form for multiple database tables. Is there a way of selecting which bean or java code to use depending on the table?
Ie:
<jsp:useBean id='object' scope='page' class='<%= classname%>'
<jsp:setProperty name="object" property="*"/>
This code doesn't work. Is there another way of doing this either in the JSP or a bean.
Please help - its driving me mad!!!
Langers
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Sam Dalton
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Try writing a custom tag to do this. You can then put whatever bean you want back into the session/request.
You should be able to find an example of this in any elementary JSP book.
Also see the JavaOne presentations on my website.

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