Re: Eliminate conditions in JSP

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Thu, 15 Nov 2007 17:31:39 -0800 (PST)
On Nov 15, 7:47 pm, Arne Vajh=F8j <> wrote: wrote:

I have a Servlet that checks for information and if there is an issue
it forwards the message to presentation page (JSP). Now I want to stop
using conditions in scriptlets in the JSP. Please advise how I can do
it in this situation in my Tomcat 4.1.27 container:

Servlet that forwards to JSP:

String gotopage = "";
if(mydata == 1)
     gotopage = /"pager.jsp?mymessage=err";
else if(mydata == 34
   gotopage = /"pager.jsp?mymessage=duper";
    gotopage = /"pager.jsp?mymessage=proc";

RequestDispatcher dispatcher =
dispatcher.forward(request, response);


String mymessage = request.getParameter("mymessage")

     out.println("Error on the page");
else if(mymessage.equals("dup"))
     out.println("Duplicate issue.");
else if(mymessage.equals("proc"))
     out.println("Process message issue");

Why not have the servlet store the long text in the request object
and have the JSP simply display it with a <%=whatever%> ?

Arne- Hide quoted text -

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Thanks, I guess I dont know how I would do that?
I have showed data in JSP in the past as <%=whatever%> using a
JavaBean but not
sure how I would do that using Request object. Can you provide any

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