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Struts: html:form name

 
Eric Sexton
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I have some javascript on a page that is using some of the form fields. The script needs the name of the form to get access to the fields. I am having trouble giving a name to the html:form tag. If I put a name in the tag, it tells me I need a type. I have no idea on what type to put. Any ideas? Thanks.
 
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Eric,
You declare an action attribute in your html:form tag. Struts looks up the name of the form based on your struts config file. So you can look there for the name to use in javascript.
 
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Either way you can refer to the form like

document.forms[0]
 
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Well, I'm not quite sure what you mean, but you did inspire me to look at what the html:form looks like after it's rendered. (I'm rather embarrassed that I didn't think about that earlier.) Anyhow, Struts gives the html form the name of the defined action form class. So in my javascript I used that as the form name and voila, success. Thank you for responding!
 
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Originally posted by Shankar Narayana:
Either way you can refer to the form like

document.forms[0]


Good point. I forgot all about that. Thanks.
[ August 05, 2004: Message edited by: Eric Sexton ]
 
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