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How can I call more than one Action from a HTML form?
For example, I have 3 buttons in my form: insert, delete and update. Is there any way I can use a parameter in each submit to call different Actions?
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Hi Luciano,
as far as I do understand your question I would use just one Action containing a little logic to learn from the client what to do: delete, update or create. An alternative could be to create three different Actions called by three different forms on the client side.
Just my $0,02...
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Berny Woehrlin
 
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Read up on the DispatchAction and LookupDispatchAction on Ted Husted's Struts Tips website.
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The way we do it is we dynamically rewrite the form's action attribute depending on which button was pressed and then post to a different action-mapping.
Using DispatchAction is a cleaner way of doing the same thing.
Jesse
 
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