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Bacchi Gerem
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Joined: Jan 23, 2004
Posts: 120
Hi,

while iam trying to run following code . I am getting an error.



<html:select property="endYear"name ="customerForm" >
<% Calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
int NUM_YEARS1 = 3; // show 3 years out
int year1 = calendar1.get(java.util.Calendar.YEAR);
for (int i = 0; i < NUM_YEARS1; i++) {
System.out.println("Year = "+year1); %>

<html ption value="<%=year1%>"><%=year1%></html ption>
<% year1++;
} %>


error:



cannot find symbol
symbol : method setValue(int)
location: class org.apache.struts.taglib.html.OptionTag
_jspx_th_html_option_54.setValue(year1);
^
1 error


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Bacchi Gerem
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Joined: Jan 23, 2004
Posts: 120
<html:select property="endYear"name ="customerForm" >
<% Calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
int NUM_YEARS1 = 3; // show 3 years out
int year1 = calendar1.get(java.util.Calendar.YEAR);
for (int i = 0; i < NUM_YEARS1; i++) { %>
<html ption value="<%=year1%>"><%=year1%></html ption>
<% year1++;
} %>
</html:select>


error:



cannot find symbol
symbol : method setValue(int)
location: class org.apache.struts.taglib.html.OptionTag
_jspx_th_html_option_54.setValue(year1);
^
1 error
Alaa Nassef
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
Posts: 460
Hello Bhaskar,

Simply, the setValue method in the option tag of the html tag library takes a string, and you are giving it an integer. I suggest that you use JSTL with EL instead of scriptlets, so that you won't face type conversion problems like this.


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