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JSP setproperty

Paul Richards
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Joined: Jul 25, 2001
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Hi all
I am a little confused as to the purpose of the JSP "setproperty".
Am I correct in saying that if within a JSP page I have an input field within a form and use the setproperty to set a bean property within the same JSP page then the setproperty will not do anything, because it is required to be used in a different JSP (which is requested from the JSP with the input field).

If this is the case, what are the advantages of this as regards to the first JSP posting to a servlet and this servlet setting the bean properties using the setter properties and then requesting the second JSP to dislay the bean properties.
cheers Paul
 
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