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From martin.coo...@tumbleweed.com
Subject Re: struts-tags - long form problem
Date Sat, 06 Oct 2001 20:35:20 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tahir Awan" <TAwan@descartes.com>
To: <taglibs-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 3:56 AM
Subject: RE: struts-tags - long form problem


> Thanks a lot for this valuable info. Actually I have a version retrieved
in
> last December and modified some tags and wrote some new tags to fit our
> needs (I am only using taglibs from the struts framework).
> But it looks like to solve this problem, I have to acquire the latest
> version and redo my changes.

If you think the changes you made to the Struts tags might be useful
extensions, then you could propose them as such on the struts-dev mailing
list.

> I have all the forms with a Custom Type (PageBean) which is wrapper around
a
> Collection and like this idea because I dont have to create a new javabean
> for each view.
>
> So the question is whether the included jsp files (fragments) will still
> read properties from form's bean?

Yes, they will.

--
Martin Cooper

>
> Tahir
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: martin.cooper@tumbleweed.com
> To: taglibs-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Sent: 10/5/01 11:34 PM
> Subject: Re: struts-tags - long form problem
>
> Actually, it is possible, and it is the only solution I am aware of. I
> know,
> because I rely on this heavily to solve exactly the problem you are
> having.
> :-}
>
> Early versions of Struts stored form-related data in page scope, which
> prevented the use of nesting in the way you describe. However, some time
> ago - before the Struts 1.0 release - this was changed so that the
> form-related data is stored in request scope.
>
> This makes it possible to break up your pages like this:
>
>   <html:form action="whatever">
>     <jsp:include page="part1.jsp" flush="true"/>
>     <jsp:include page="part2.jsp" flush="true"/>
>   </html:form>
>
> Incidentally, questions on Struts-related tags are better asked on the
> struts-user mailing list.
>
> --
> Martin Cooper
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tahir Awan" <TAwan@descartes.com>
> To: <taglibs-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 2:46 PM
> Subject: RE: struts-tags - long form problem
>
>
> > That's not possible because all of the tags have to be nested inside
> > struts:form tag (otherwise they wont render).
> >
> > Tahir
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lavandowska
> > To: taglibs-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Sent: 10/5/01 5:01 PM
> > Subject: Re: struts-tags - long form problem
> >
> > --- Tahir Awan <TAwan@descartes.com> wrote:
> > > I can't break the page because all the tags have to be nested in the
> > > <form>
> > > tag. Is there any workaround?
> >
> > I'm not saying this is a "good" solution, but you could break it up by
> > putting parts into other .jspf (fragment) files and using <jsp:include
> > /> to execute them.
> >
> > Lance
> >
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