Win a copy of Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) this week in the OCAJP forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Transferring data from bean:write to javascript var for textarea

 
Gayatri Sinha
Ranch Hand
Posts: 34
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi,

This is what I am trying to do

I have a jsp page with a textarea
<input type="textarea" name="comments" id="comments" />

Now this data goes into the database and when I do a get on this from the jsp page like

<script type="text/javascript">
var comments = "<bean:write name="myForm" property="comments" scope="request/>";
</script>

Whats happening here is if the user entered data in the textarea with line breaks, in javascript var comments looks like

var comments = This is
a sample
comment;

I get a javascript error here.

Does anyone know how do I get the textarea data from the struts tag into javascript var?

Thanks
 
Jim Hardin
Ranch Hand
Posts: 46
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This sounds like a JavaScript "Data-Binding" question. However, something like the following should address your question:

var comments = document.getElementsByName("comments")[0];

-Jim
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic