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Multiple Drop Down Boxes With same name

 
Johnny Ganestruep
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Hello I have multiple drop down boxes with the same name. In the case of a single drop down box one would use getparametervalues(). How would I retrieve multiple drop down box values in a servlet with the same name if 2 dimensional array are not possible?
 
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Johnny Ganestruep wrote:Hello I have multiple drop down boxes with the same name. In the case of a single drop down box one would use getparametervalues(). How would I retrieve multiple drop down box values in a servlet with the same name if 2 dimensional array are not possible?


You need to provide unique names for each Drop down.
 
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mohamed sanaullah wrote:You need to provide unique names for each Drop down.

Not correct.

If there are multiple elements with the same name -- which is perfectly valid -- their values will be returned as an array by getParameterValues().
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:
mohamed sanaullah wrote:You need to provide unique names for each Drop down.

Not correct.

If there are multiple elements with the same name -- which is perfectly valid -- their values will be returned as an array by getParameterValues().


I meant different name for each drop down (and not for the options in the drop down). Say there are different <select> tags- each select will have a different name.

Or even in this case same name is sufficient?
 
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mohamed sanaullah wrote:I meant different name for each drop down (and not for the options in the drop down). Say there are different <select> tags- each select will have a different name.

Not correct.

Any number of elements within a form can have the same name. Do not confuse name with id, which must be unique.
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:
mohamed sanaullah wrote:I meant different name for each drop down (and not for the options in the drop down). Say there are different <select> tags- each select will have a different name.

Not correct.

Any number of elements within a form can have the same name. Do not confuse name with id, which must be unique.


Oh ok, thanks for the clarification.
 
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