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new to struts - selected item from drop down list

 
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Hi,
How do i find the selected value in a drop down list? based on the selected option I want to set a message from the properties file.

Any help is appreciated.
 
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Moving to the Frameworks forum.
 
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Beth,
In your action, you can get the ActionForm. It's getXXX() method will tell you what the value is set to for the field before the JSP is loaded.
 
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But, I have not yet submitted the form. I need to find the selected value onload and also onchange and display the coresponding description field in the same page.
 
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May you can use javascript.
 
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