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From "Aladar The Dinosaur" <ala...@telocity.com>
Subject Re: Is httpServletRequest available in the ActionForm
Date Fri, 27 Sep 2002 03:55:44 GMT
Thanks for the info. So, the solution is to use an "action" rather than
trying to do this from the actionForm?

Scott
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Brown" <adrianjonbrown@yahoo.com.au>
To: "Struts Users Mailing List" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 10:45 PM
Subject: Re: Is httpServletRequest available in the ActionForm


> Hi Scott,
>
> I think what you want to do is initialise the form
> values? If so, use a request parameter to define an
> initialise call on your Action, like this say:
>
> http://yourapp/upload.do?action=initialise
>
> check for this action parameter in your perform()
> method of your action, and then fill in the initial
> values if it equals 'initialise' and return a mapping
> back to the jsp where you want the values displayed.
>
> If this is confusing, let me know and I'll put more
> info in.
>
> If it is too easy, you may wish to consider using
> DispatchAction to do the above, where the Dispatch
> action automatically chooses to run a method based on
> the value of a request parameter.
>
> Adrian
>
>
>  --- Aladar The Dinosaur <aladar@telocity.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Is "request" object available in the ActionForm? If
> > so, how do I access it?
> >
> > I'm trying to populate actionForm properties with
> > the information stored in
> > the session, but don't know how to access the
> > request object... by the way,
> > I'm fairly new to java so if this is a newbie
> > question please excuse.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Scott
> >
> >
> >
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