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Transferring data between two lists

Kalichar Rangantittu
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I have a JSP where in I would like to transfer the contents of one list to another via a button.

Source List Target List
------------ ------------
Foo Bar
Test Add Bar 2
Test 2 Rem Bar 3
Test 4 Bar 4

I am hoping to use dispatch action and JSP to get this to work. Does anyone have a sample JSP and/or suggestions on the best way to accomplish this?

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Jason Cox
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Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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Would this be two lists inside of a form on the page? Is the output text, a select field, a textbox?

I'm not sure I completely understand the question. There are many ways to share information between two lists on a page, but it largely depends on the context you plan on sharing them.

I am assuming the actual information comes from the back-end as well.
Merrill Higginson
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If you're transferring options from one select box to the other, I'd suggest using JavaScript.

This link shows a demo of this and allows you to download the JavaScript code.


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Kalichar Rangantittu
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Sorry about the delay. Yes the actual information comes from the back end.
So we would have two lists, one list of currently assigned items and a second list of items that can be assigned. I want to be able to transfer between one list to another. I am aware that this can be done using javascript. Was checking if someone has implemented where clicking on Add takes one to the Action class and returns?
 
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