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From "Allistair Crossley" <Allistair.Cross...@QAS.com>
Subject RE: request.getParameter(), works on get, not on post
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:11:03 GMT
yeah you need to use a special request processing api for posted forms when encType is multipart,
lookup Commons FileUploader.

Allistair.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pawson, David [mailto:David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk]
> Sent: 17 January 2005 14:08
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: request.getParameter(), works on get, not on post
> 
> 
> With an input form
> 
> 		<form method="get"
> 		      action="/repository/ckDoc"
> 		      name="form"
>                       enctype="multipart/form-data">
>       <label for="reposo">Archive number:</label>
>         <input name="reposno"
> 	       id="reposno"
>                type="text"
>                size="9"
>                maxlength="8" value="123456"> 
> 
> 
> in ckDoc.java I have
> 
>     public void doGet(HttpServletRequest request, 
> HttpServletResponse response)
> 	throws IOException, ServletException {
> 	HttpSession session = request.getSession(); // 
> 	//String s = request.getQueryString();
> 	String t = request.getParameter("reposno");
> 	System.err.println("Ano is " + t);
> 
> which nicely prints out the Archive number value.
> 
> When I change the get to a post,
> getParameter returns null, intimating that there is no such form item.
> 
> I can access the data (though very messily) using the 
> fileUpload object,
> but it seems so simple using getParameter();
> 
> Can anyone suggest why it won't work with the post please?
> 
> 
> regards DaveP
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