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Get a variable from jsp inside iframe to its parent jsp

Robin John
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Joined: Sep 10, 2008
Posts: 270

hi i have a iframe inside a parent jsp, 'm using struts2 how to access the child jsp's variable in parent jsp?

for ex: if i set a variable

<s:set name="X" value="Y"/>

how do i retrieve the value X in parent jsp?

Thanks in advance.


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Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Frames are a client side phenomenon.
To the server, they're different webpages generated from different requests.
You'll either need to store the value in a session scoped variable or use client side coding to pass the value between frames.

If you want the take the second route, let us know and we'll move this thread to our HTML/Javascript forum for you.


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Robin John
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Joined: Sep 10, 2008
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yup... i got the point ben thanks a lot for the fast repy...


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