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Getting the selected option text

 
Al Razor
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Hi,

I have a dropdown (combo box) in the .jsp page of my Liferay portlet, in my Java code I can get the selected value using request.getParameter("DROPDOWN_NAME"); in processAction method.
My question is: how can I get the selected text (the one between the option tags) in the Java code?

Thanks for any help!
 
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You can't. That information is not submitted as part of the request.

If you really need it, you can use JavaScript to copy the value into a hidden input that can be submitted.
 
Al Razor
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Bear Bibeault wrote:You can't. That information is not submitted as part of the request.

If you really need it, you can use JavaScript to copy the value into a hidden input that can be submitted.


Thank you for your answer, Bear!
 
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