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blank combobox, what's missing?

Peter Primrose
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Joined: Sep 10, 2004
Posts: 755
I'm newbie to struts so I hope O can state the question clearly.

so...I would like to have a combobox with items on my form (say categories)

in my startupMangaer.java I wrote:

ArrayList categories = new ArrayList();
categories.add("Easy Listening");
categories.add("Heavy Metal");
categories.add("New Age");
categories.add("R & B");

In my struts-config.xml i wrote:

<plug-in className="dummies.struts.group.StartupManager" />
//I checked it and it works (the categories is populated by the code above)
and in the form I have:

<form-property name="categories" type="java.util.ArrayList" />

In the jsp page I wrote:

<td align="left">
<html:select property="category">
<html ptions
property="categories" />
<html:errors property="category" />

so, once the jsp is up and running...I don't see the items - it's a blank combobox - anyone???

Thank you
Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864

<htmlptions property="category" />


<htmlptions collection="category" />

For more information on how to use these tags, refer to:

[ February 06, 2006: Message edited by: Merrill Higginson ]

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