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Why the value of my bean's property is always null

 
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My login bean has 2 properties namely, id number and password. Why is it that whenever I retrieve the values of the bean's properties using <%= login.getIdno() %> and <%= login.getPword() %>, the value of the idno is able to take the input of the user from the form (when I retrieve and display it on another page) while the value of the pword property of the bean always remains null even if the user entered his password in the form? I tried creating another bean to set and retrieve the value of the password separately and it works fine. But what I want is to use just one bean to set and retrieve both the values of idno and pword. Help!
 
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Exactly what code do you use to set the Bean properties?
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