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Problem with ActionForm

Pramod Kumar
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Joined: Oct 05, 2007
Posts: 40
I have a form bean class in a jar file and it is not extending ActionForm, Now I need to use that bean and need to write Action class to that. In struts-config.xml I have configured that bean and in Action class I wrote

User user = (User)form; and in eclipse it is showing error Cannot cast from ActionForm to User.

How can I solve this problem.
Chris Boldon
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Joined: Aug 10, 2006
Posts: 190
You can't cast from an ActionForm to a bean or vo. You have to map the variables manually. Create a mapFormToXXXX method.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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