As pointed out, the nested tag syntax will not work, but you can probably do what you are trying to accomplish with the hidden tag. I am not sure if you are getting the value from your Action Form or what your bean and property names are. Maybe one of the following will work:
I had one more question <html:hidden property="text" value="myname" /> Is this same as <input type="hidden" name="text" value="myname">
The "text" is no bean, its a new value that I am creatign in a form to be passed to the servlet. for html:hidden I know that the "property" is compulsory, so in the above case is the property same as the name in html hidden tag?
Thanks once again
posted 14 years ago
Yes, the property attribute of an <html:hidden> tag is equivalent to the name attribute of an <input> tag. If you use the view source function of your browser to see the rendered HTML of your pages, you'll see that your <html:xxx property="YYY"> tags have been translated to <input name="YYY"> tags.