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Jack Daniel
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Well, in my case I have my JSP with variable # of Input Fields..
So, when I was using ..

I am noticing that the field elements are retrieved in REVERSE order...
Will that be the case ALWAYS?? or there is a possibility that sometimes..
it will be from top-to-bottom..
Your help will be Greatly Appreciated..
Barry Gaunt
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I don't believe there is any specified order in which the parameters will be retrieved by using the enumumerator. The API does not specify an order as far as I see, it's an implementation detail.
I'm moving this to the Servlets forum because it's an javax.servlet.ServletRequest issue.
[ August 16, 2003: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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Jack Daniel
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Hey, what do you guys/gals say about this...
Anybody has a clue..??
Bear Bibeault
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Anybody has a clue..??

Yes, Barry does. He's already answered your question.

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Jack Daniel
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Thanks Anyway guys...
Ron Newman
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The order of request parameters to a web application is something you should NEVER depend on. Browsers and servers can and do arbitrarily change that order.

Ron Newman - SCJP 1.2 (100%, 7 August 2002)
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