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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Problem using form tags across template pages
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 04:09:48 GMT
Martin Cooper wrote:

> OK, now I see what's happening. The <html:form> tag sets the form bean as a
> page attribute, so when your nested page (the one brought in using the
> template tags) is processed, the form bean is not available, since it is in
> a different page context. Hence the <html:text> tag, which needs access to
> the form bean, fails.
> One way to fix this would be to have the <html:form> tag store the bean as a
> request attribute instead of a page attribute. However, I'm not sure if that
> would break something else. I don't think so, but I'm not certain. That's a
> question for Craig, I think.

Hmm, that would also deal with a question someone else had earlier, where they
wanted to put the <html:form> tag into a "main" JSP page, and the fields in a
<jsp:include>.  I will look at it in more detail.

> --
> Martin Cooper
> Tumbleweed Communications


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