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Subject Re: findforward w/session objects
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:14:04 GMT
Chris Pat <> wrote on 10/11/2005 05:31:03 PM:

> Hello
> When I use the code below the Action "playThis" claims
> the file attribute is null.  It is not unless I am
> loosing the session on the findforward.  How can I
> store a value in the session and forward to an Action?
>  The first line of the "playThis action is String file
> = (String) request.getAttribute("file"); so why is
> attribute null?  Any enlightment welcomed.

Chris, here's your problem: You are storing temp as a session attribute, 
but retrieving it as a request sttribute. So replace (String) 
request.getAttribute("file") with (String) session.getAttribute("file"), 
and you should be ok..

>     System.out.println("file= "+temp);
>     session.setAttribute("file", temp);
>     return actionMapping.findForward("playThis");

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