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Originally posted by Amith Mahalingaiah: If the answer is that i cannot use <html:text> without a <html:form> outside it....why is it so? -Amith
As far as I can tell from what the Struts documentation says, you can't use the text tag outside a form tag. I suspect it has to do with the text tag using the enclosing form's associated ActionForm bean by default as the source of property values used to pre-populate the input field.