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Reading value from combobox

Reading value from combobox

Reading value from combobox

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Hi

I have a combobox and i successfully retrieve some value in it from database.

Now i have a menu designed using javascript. So when i click on this menu, i want to retrieve the selected value in that combo box and pass it to another jsp page.
How can i do that

my combo box name is 'dtr'

Need to get it here somehow

CODE

<LI><A href="Getdata2.jsp?TFCode1=<%= comboboxvalue %>">View Details </A>
 
Please help me as this is urgent1

Thanks
Softjack

RE: Reading value from combobox

Once the page is drawn, all your embedded Java code is converted to HTML/JavaScript.  If you need the current value of the combobox, I would recommend:

CODE

<LI><A href="javascript:void(0)" onclick='getdata2(this.form)'>View Details </A>
..and then writing a javascript function to define the address you want to go to as such:

CODE

<script>
function getdata2(formObj)
{
 var val = formObj.myComboBox.value;
 document.location = "Getdata2.jsp?TFCode1="+val;
}
</script>

In the event that an anchor tag does not recognize "this.form", you can replace with "document.forms[0]".

Either way, this requires your users to have JavaScript enabled.

If you can't count on JavaScript being enabled, then you might consider changing the link to a Submit button with the action of your form being set to "Getdata2.jsp".  This will send form values to the target JSP (including your combobox value).

...or am I misunderstanding your question?

Dave

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