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Scope of ActionForm

Deepika Saxena
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Hi,
could any body clarify what is the scope of an ActionForm? I know that each ActionForm is associated with a servlet and thus the scope of an ActionForm is the associated Servlet. Please correct me if i am wrong.

Thanks.
--Deepika.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Deepika Saxena wrote:could any body clarify what is the scope of an ActionForm?

It depends on what you set in the Struts Config file. It could be request or session.

Deepika Saxena wrote:I know that each ActionForm is associated with a servlet and thus the scope of an ActionForm is the associated Servlet.

Is it? There's usually only one servlet and many actions. Actions can have their own forms or share them.


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Deepika Saxena
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Hi jeanne,
Thanks for the response and correcting me. If Actions can share Action Forms among them, please let me know how this can be achieved.
--Deepika
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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