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From David Wood <dw...@team345.com>
Subject Re: How to write an ActionForm property as just plain text
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2002 05:23:58 GMT
html:hidden seems to only support name, property, and value attributes

Are you sure that hidden has a setting to write out as text?

-- dave

James Mitchell wrote:

>Take a look at the html:hidden tag, there's an attribute to specify having
>the text written.
>
>Example:
><html:hidden property="someField" write="true"/>
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>James Mitchell
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: David Wood [mailto:dwood@team345.com]
>>Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 1:00 AM
>>To: struts-user@jakarta.apache.org
>>Subject: How to write an ActionForm property as just plain text
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>>Suppose you wanted to have an entry screen, then a confirmation screen.
>>The entry screen could have one field (email address) for example.  In
>>my jsp, I'll use <html:text property="email> to accomplish this.
>>
>>The user enters an email address and submits the form.  I want the
>>Action to then forward the request to a confirmation page.  On that
>>page, I want to just write out the email address they entered.  I could
>>use <html:text property="email" disabled="true"> to put a disabled text
>>box, and struts would fill in the value of the email address.  But, what
>>if you want to just put out the email address in plain text?
>>
>>Is there an easy way to do this?  I managed to accomplish this by
>>creating my own tag <custom:text property="email">.  I created a custom
>>TextTag class that extends BaseInputTag, looks up the property and
>>writes it out.  This works, but it seems like there should be a better
>>way of doing this.  Is there a better way?  How have others approached
>>this problem?
>>
>>TIA
>>
>>-- Dave
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