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Where to keep “form” value

jacob deiter
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Joined: Apr 02, 2008
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1) I design a JSP page (A)which contains drop list and text fields, each fields having values in it
2) When I navigate to next page(B) and coming back to this screen
3) All the values in its(page A) will disappears
4) To main the data in the page A, even I came back to this page(A) from Page (B),what I have to do???
Sebastian Janisch
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Joined: Feb 23, 2009
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Unless you use a web-framework which does this automatically for you, you need to do a bit of tedious work.

1) The parameters should be stored in the session.
2) Your A.jsp should pre-insert these values.


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Himanshu Kansal
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Joined: Jul 05, 2009
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I hope by "come back" you don't mean coming back by clicking browser's back button or pressing backspace or doing HTML DOM's history.back


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