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You can access individual items in a list using the <logic:iterate> or <nested:iterate> tags. Check the documentation for how to use them. If you just want to display the number of items, put the following code in your form bean:
thanks Merrill I was aware that I could simply add methods to my form bean -- I was hoping there was a more dynamic way to get these kind of values. But I've wasted enough time on it. thanks for the quick reply. Max