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Obtaining URL parameter in JSP Custom Tag

  Asked By: Oscar    Date: Nov 29    Category: Java    Views: 1477
  

I am trying to obtain a URL parameter in my JSP custom
tag.

This is the code I am trying...
ServletRequest request = pageContext.getRequest();
String viewType = request.getParameter("viewType");

However, this returns null. Any ideas?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Geraldine Perkins     Answered On: Nov 29

First, there may be no such parameter  named as
"viewType". I mean check the name and spellings.

Secondly, try following code. In the following code  i
have typecast the request  object into
"HttpServletRequest".

HttpServletRequest request =
(HttpServletRequest)pageContext.getRequest();
String viewType = request.getParameter("viewType");

Try this 'coz i have done this many times by this
method.

 
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