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sitaram irrinki
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Is there a way to know which key has been pressed while sending request to a servlet.
Like GO,REFRESH or BACKSPACE (especially the BACKSPACE).
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Sitaram,
No. You only know that the request has been submitted.

You can identify a backspace/reload case by putting a value in the session when the page is first loaded and seeing if it is already there. This is the "token" approach.


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