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Access session variable in JavaScript

Varsha Garud
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Same here i want to access a session variable in javascript..
in java i can access it by getServletContext().getInitParameter("DATE_FORMAT") (where DATE_FORMAT is my session variable)
I want to access this varaible in javascript..How to do that??
Might be a lame question but need help..
Thank you in advance [/color]
Bear Bibeault
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You can't. Not directly.

What you can do to is to create JavaScript markup that assign the value to a JavaScript variable. As in:
assuming that the value is a String.

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