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Hibernate and Struts: Displaying default values in html:text tags

L Duperval
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Joined: May 14, 2003
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Hi,

I'm using Hibernate, Struts 1.1 and JSP's to build an application. I'm stumped on an easy question: how do I display the default value for an <html:text/> tag? Here is the situation:

- A user wants to edit an entry in the database
- She enters the key to locate the entry
- The search action find the entry, creates an object and sticks it in the session
- On my JSP page, I want to display the content of the object with text inputs, which contain the current values for the object.

I'm using a <html:form> to display the contents., however, I haven't figured out how to initialise the values properly. I'm sure this is a very basic question, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to do it correctly.

Can anyone nudge (or push or shove) me in the right direction?

Thanks,

L
[ September 23, 2004: Message edited by: Laurent Duperval ]

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L Duperval
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Joined: May 14, 2003
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And of course, as soon as I asked the qestion, I saw the light...

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