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Why is struts calling reset???

 
Dennis John
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I have a setup action which pre-populates a form and forwards it to a jsp page which displays the form. When the user submits the form it calls validate and if validate fails, reset for my ActionForm gets called before the jsp page is re-loaded.
I have my input attribute set to the same page that displays the form so I thought reset wouldn't get called again since it is part of the same request. The problem is my collection for my optionsCollection tag is going out of scope (or something) and I am getting an exception error.
Can anyone help me figure out what I am doing wrong???
-Dennis
 
Matthew Phillips
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The reset method gets called on an ActionForm before it gets populated with the values from the request. Validate is called after the ActionForm is populated.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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