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How can code the selected value in the JSP

nand rai

Joined: Feb 17, 2009
Posts: 27

I have couple of drop downs in my jsp . User selects one of the option and submit the form ,which will get inserted into the database.

But when i retrieve the record for update on the JSP my drop down donot retain the previously selected option. How to code this. I am using simple JSP page.

Bear Bibeault
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Set the selected attribute n the appropriate option element.

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neeha sharma

Joined: Jun 12, 2009
Posts: 11
nand rai

suppose you have selected update option you check for VO.
In update case if data is in database then VO will not be null so you check for VO not null condtion.
If VO is not null then retrive the value and put select i mean
<option value="<%=exampleVOArray[i].getname()%>" selected>
Try this
Usman Saeed
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Joined: May 21, 2008
Posts: 31

Usman Saeed
I agree. Here's the link:
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