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Getting session attributes

surendar prabu
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I need to use the attributes i have set in session in my JSP. i dont want to use scriplets to achieve this. is there any tags available to use session object and retrieve attributes from that? any tags in defined by struts or JSTL or some custom tags is fine.
please help me.

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Merrill Higginson
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Yes. For example, suppose you have a JavaBean named "user" as an attribute in the session, and you want to display the property "firstName" on that bean. Here's how you'd do it in Struts:

Here's how you'd do it in JSTL:

or just

This will check for a bean named "user" in any scope

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surendar prabu
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Thanks Merill I got it.
I agree. Here's the link:
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