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set value for a hidden field

Georg Joo
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Joined: Feb 24, 2004
Posts: 49

I want to fill a hidden field with a value from the resource file. But it doesn't work.
I get always a runtime error for the JSP File.

<html:hidden property="filenamesave" value="<bean:message key=""/>" />

It this possible ? Or is there another way to set the value at runtime ?


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Marc Peabody
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Joined: Feb 05, 2003
Posts: 4727

The problem is with placing one struts tag inside another. You can't do that.

Here's the good news: since you are setting the value of the hidden field yourself, you do not need the html:hidden tag because its only added value is in prepopulation... which you're doing yourself.

You can instead use:
<input type="hidden" name="filenamesave" value='<bean:message key=""/>'/>

This will accomplish the equivalent of what you were attempting.

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Georg Joo
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Joined: Feb 24, 2004
Posts: 49

I didn't knew that I can not use a struts tag inside another.

Thanks a lot for the information and help

I agree. Here's the link:
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