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How read the first URL which is there in the browser

yashpal waghmare
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Joined: Sep 17, 2008
Posts: 22
I am trying to read the URL like for eg,

I have entered URL like www.google.com and i want to store this URL as a string and I want to use this url in another java class as string in method like response.sendRedirect("that string").

How do i can do?


Thanks in advance.
Paul Sturrock
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

Rule one about Servlets: they only know about the data passed to them as part of a request. You can't read the current state of the browser from a servlet.

Assuming you are sending a request however. You can get a whole bunch of information about the request from the HttpRequest class. Have a read through the API.
[ December 23, 2008: Message edited by: Paul Sturrock ]

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