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How to "carry" JSP form input over few pages (clicks) down ?

steve francisco
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Joined: Jan 26, 2005
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Suppose my scenario is --- JSP1 --(calls)--> ActionServlet -(calls Action1)-then-(forward to)--> JSP2 - calls ActionServlet --(calls Action2)--then-forward-to --> JSP3 -->....

When "Action2" is called it can get "JSP2"'s input by access JSP2's FormBean. But I want "Action2" utilizes "JSP1"'s FormBean as well, however, for some reason I set the scope to "request" which means FormBean1 for JSP1 can't be available by default. SO, how to "carry" JSP1's FormBean ? Using hidden variable ? How to use hidden variable in struts ? Haven't seen any example yet so not sure if it is a good idea.
alan do
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Joined: Apr 14, 2005
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you need to set the action scope to 'session'; otherwise the form-bean instance is destroyed after each request.

you may consider finding an online guide or a book that shows you how to do 'multipage' form. the most difficult part in multipage form is the validation, which i think you'll run into.


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