Posting data from .jsp to execute( ) method

Mongoose <>
Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:04:24 -0700 (PDT)
Hi All,

Still learning Struts . . .

I'm currently just trying to post my data from my .jsp to my execute
( ) method in my Action Class. For some reason, I don't see the data
from my .jsp being populated in the ActionForm form object in the
execute method when I submit my .jsp. Obviously, missing
something . . . Can someone help me out???

The .jsp, some of the struts-config.xml, and action class are shown

****************** adddefect.jsp **********************************

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<%@page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"

<%@taglib uri="" prefix="html"%>
<%@taglib uri="" prefix="bean"%>
<%@taglib uri="" prefix="display" %>
<%@taglib uri="" prefix="displayel" %>
<%@taglib uri=""
prefix="ui" %>
<%@taglib prefix="c" uri="" %>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
<link rel="stylesheet" href="styles/form.css" type="text/css">
    <html:form action="adddefect" method="post">

    <table class="tableinputform" >
          <td><input type="text" name="Description"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Priorityid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Reportdatetime"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Reporteruserid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Functionalareaid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Statusid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Severity"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Teamleadid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Detectiondatetime"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Estfixtime"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Actfixtime"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Statusdate"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Assignedtouserid"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Assignedtodate"/></td>
          <td><input type="text" name="Fixedbyuserid"/></td>

    <html:submit property="actionButton" value="Submit"

************************ a portion of struts-config.xml

<action path="/adddefect"
            <forward name="success" path="/showdefects.jsp"/>
            <forward name="failure" path="/submitpage.jsp"/>

****************** Action Class **********************************

package gov.ohio.odjfs.struts;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Enumeration;
import java.util.List;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;
import org.apache.struts.action.Action;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionErrors;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionForm;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionForward;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionMapping;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionMessage;

public class DBOperations extends Action
    public DBOperations()

    public ActionForward execute (ActionMapping mapping, ActionForm form,
HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response) throws

        ActionErrors errors = new ActionErrors();
        ActionForward forward = new ActionForward();

        ArrayList fd = new ArrayList();

        Defect df = (Defect)form;

        Enumeration en = request.getParameterNames();

        /*while (en.hasMoreElements())
            String paramName = (String) en.nextElement();



        //DefectListObject DLO = new DefectListObject();

            EricEnhancementServiceImpl E = new EricEnhancementServiceImpl();
        catch (Exception e)

            // Report the error using the appropriate name and ID.
            errors.add("name", new ActionMessage("id"));


        // If a message is required, save the specified key(s)
        // into the request for use by the <struts:errors> tag.

        if (!errors.isEmpty())
        // saveErrors(request, errors);

        // Write logic determining how the user should be forwarded.
        forward = mapping.findForward("success");

        // Finish with
        return (forward);


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