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1. How to programatically encrypt/decrypt plain text credentials in JSP?    stackoverflow.com

As as part of my daily routine, I have the misfortune of administering an ancient, once "just internal" JSP web application that relies on the following authentication schema:


// Validate the user ...

2. How to add a text box on a button click?    stackoverflow.com

I am writing a JSP page where an admin can prepare the question format for the users. All the questions have multiple choices ranging from 2 (for yes or no) to ...

3. set a text from a java object with new lines to a javascript variable in JSP    stackoverflow.com

I've a Java String with new lines(\n), say for example

String value = "This is a variable\n\nfrom\nJava";
Now I've to set this to a Javascript variable in a JSP file,
<script>var val = '<%= ...

4. how to accept valid e-mail id in text box?    stackoverflow.com

Hi I have designed a chat application using servlets and jsp. I have designed a page for user login, where I accept used id and his mail-id.How can i ensure that user ...

5. ajax to populate an input type text    stackoverflow.com

I have an <input> of type text that I want to populate with a value from a database using AJAX. First, I define my text zone like the following:

<td><input type=text id='st'  ...

6. send an e-mail to the text "e-mail" which is in the textbox    stackoverflow.com

I am having a textbox in my jsp and would like to send an e-mail to the receipent which his/her e-mail is entered in the textbox. Can you please guide me on ...

7. Difference between web-service and text based servlet    stackoverflow.com

okay this might be a pretty lame and basic question but its stuck in my head since i never had chance to work on web-services. We can get the same "text ...

8. Plain text JSP response    stackoverflow.com

I'm stuck on this problem. The answer might be straight forward, but for the life of me, I can't figure it out. Here is my very simple jsp file:

<%@page contentType="text/plain" 
<%!private ...

9. How to access dynamically created text box in jsp    stackoverflow.com

I am trying to create my own grid view. here I retrieve the food items from db and store it into a dynamically created table. these tables has a many row ...

10. how to display escape sequences in JSON in Java script text box    stackoverflow.com

I am sending a JSON object from a servlet to JSP using AJAX. My JSON object contains a String value inside. and that string contains double quotes within that. My JSON ...

11. Add and retrieve text boxes in jsp    stackoverflow.com

I want to add textbox dynamically in jsp page on "Add Row" button click. I have written java script to add it. No issues with that. But I am not able ...

12. Ellipsis (abbreviate text) with JSP / EL    stackoverflow.com

I was wondering what is the best way to implement an ellipsis abbreviation with JSP / Expression Language. For now, I've been using fn:substring, which is ok, but I would like to ...

13. How to override Text of label component in jsp?    stackoverflow.com

I am trying to change the label text of a jsp page after it is redirected from a servlet. I used the below code but it doesn't work :

response.sendRedirect("Welcome.jsp?user=Data Stored Successfully");
Should ...

14. Date text box should be always 1st date current month.?    stackoverflow.com

I want a javascript or java program should always give date 1st of current month. Is there any tech?

15. Non ASCII text in JSP    stackoverflow.com

I have a web application. The data stored in the database contains Ô or æ// which when retrieved back also has Ô or æ// coming back from the database/underlying java ...

16. Guice servlet 405 err: seems to not set Content-type set to "text/json" for MediaType.APPLICATION_JSON    stackoverflow.com

I'm making a call from jQGrid to a Guice servlet that has the following binding:

public String getJson(@PathParam("param") String param) {
    return return json.toString();
Requesting the ...

17. Retrive data back on search text box in jsp    stackoverflow.com

I have search functionality in my jsp page.. When user types "abc" and search for that. I get the result back but is there a way to retrieve back that abc ...

18. How to show content of text box when I hover mouse on text box    stackoverflow.com

I am creating above text box in my JSP file which getting populated in javascript(basically content inside textbox is dynamic not static). I want to display the content of text ...

19. How to resolve this error: The data types text and varchar are incompatible in the equal to operator?    stackoverflow.com

I have a table in microsoft sql server management studio named Userdetails with column name [Email address] that has datatype varchar(50). Now, I am accessing this variable in jsp to compare ...

21. How can I display a full string as a default value in an input text in JSP?    bytes.com

I want to display my string str as the defaultinput value and when I run ,oly the first part of the word is displayed. It skips everything after the blank space.How ...

23. How to display plain text in jsp without using pre, xmp, or code    coderanch.com

Hi Java Ranchers, Is there any method in jsp to encode the HTML so that I can display HTML tags say ...etc I don't want to use

 or  or  as all these methods have limitations like horizontal scrolling etc. There is a method URLEncode but that also does not serve my puropse regards George Joseph ...

24. Can't display large amounts of text - help    coderanch.com

I have a form that allows a user to cut and paste text into an HTML text area and then submit to a second page which will display what they have submitted. I am using request.getParameter(""); to retreive the submitted text. My problem is if the user cuts and pastes a large amount of text and then submits - it breaks ...

25. use getParameter() to get info. from text box    coderanch.com

In "Input.jsp" page, we have a form including a text box field for user to enter their name, like , when user clicks the submit button, it goes to "ProcessServlet.java". Now in the receiving servlet, if we use String name = req.getParameter("userName"); it should get the input string, but we also need to handle a case when user ...

26. Java based Text Search    coderanch.com

Hi All, I need the search functionalty in my website and hence started working on Lucene. (http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/demo.html) I followed the steps as per the demo, and it worked well in Standalone system. Now I want to incorporate the same indexing and search functionalty in my web site. In this page (http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/demo3.html) When I come to the following step: Under the title ...

28. How to find the left and top position for a text?    coderanch.com

Hi! The problem is:My menus dropdown list is depending on the browser, screen solution and also if the window is maximized or not. Will therefore try to find out which position(from left and from top) some text from tables inside my window has, and then just adjust my dropdown list after that. By setting: style.left & style.top. 1. Which code do ...

29. passing xml text into taglibrary    coderanch.com

30. Calculate text length    coderanch.com

31. SMS text messaging    coderanch.com

32. dynamic text boxes    coderanch.com

Hi.... I have this form in which if there are 10 rows then thier would be 10 textboxes and 10 combo box ..... now i'm using a javascrpit for displaying a calendar and when ever i select a date it goes into the respective text boxes.... the problem that i'm facing is that ... in my while loop i have a ...

33. Text Boxes and JSP    coderanch.com

I have a JSP in which the text boxes are generated based on the no of items present in the database.How do i make the name of each text box unique.Also how do i retrieve the values of these text boxes in the servlet . My JSP code is : try { for (int i=0; i

34. c:choose giving illegal text    coderanch.com

35. Paginating through text.    coderanch.com

36. Break Down Paragraph Text    coderanch.com

37. how to extract text from pdf using jsp    coderanch.com

38. JSP to RTF renders as text    coderanch.com

39. spaces in text box problem    coderanch.com

Hi all I am to jsp&servlets. In one of my web page there is a text box name' product name'. So users will enter product names which might contain spaces. My problem is when product name is entered with spaces i'm not getting text after space in the next jsp page.I am redaing the value of that as: request.getParameter("productName"); how to ...

41. JSP text box    coderanch.com

42. textbox text should not empty    coderanch.com

43. Getting data to text boxes in JSP    coderanch.com

44. Unicode in Template Text    coderanch.com

45. how to acces text box in same jsp    coderanch.com

After submitting the page, you are using that text1 value isn't. If you are using text1 value, just put that value into session. Then coming back to same jsp, call that session, then assign to str1. Before submitting the page, your session is null, after submitting, you must be having that text1 value in session.

46. how to get the text box value    coderanch.com

i having problem with pass the jsp text box value to java file..... for example...i have one text box name is CountryName.....how i want to pass the value keyin in the text box to java file....i only can pass the value from i only can pass the value from add.jsp to add1.jsp..... This is add.jsp ---------------------------------------------------------- Add ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>47. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/290930/JSP/java/text-overlapping-jsp'>text overlapping in jsp</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>48. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/291356/JSP/java/Default-input-text-value-populate'>Default an input:text value to populate input</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>49. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/292814/JSP/java/Displaying-date-text-box'>Displaying date in text box</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>50. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/292889/JSP/java/Display-text-random-JSP-page'>Display the text random in JSP page</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>51. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/293376/JSP/java/hyperlink-text-another-jsp-page'>get the hyperlink text to another jsp page?</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>52. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/293444/JSP/java/Populate-text-box-xml'>Populate text box from xml</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>i am reading an xml file in a jsp and the node values are displayed correctly in the jsp.I want that to populate in my textbox,can anybody give me suggestions on how to proceed? Like presently its displayed like this in jsp Rahul 24 Earth i want it in my Name,age,planet Checkbox </p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>53. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/293475/JSP/java/Internationalization-large-slabs-text-jsp'>Internationalization - large slabs of text in a jsp?</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>54. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/353145/Servlets/java/Disable-text-JSP'>How to Disable text in a JSP</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>55. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/353240/Servlets/java/restrict-length-Text-JSP'>How to restrict length of Text in a JSP</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>56. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/364049/Servlets/java/Text-reports-Servlets'>Text reports using Servlets</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>57. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/365138/Servlets/java/Show-text-attachment-Servlet'>Show text attachment in Servlet</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>58. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/382847/java/java/HELP-text-mining-java-servlet'>[HELP] text mining in java servlet</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>59. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/414230/JSP/java/display-text-angular-brackets-jsp'>how to display text in angular brackets in jsp</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>I am not able to display some text within angular brackets in jsp.Even in simple html file if i write >bfasd>fsdf,it is displaying only fsdl and not text in angular brackets.Seems like issue with browser. So,can anyone tell me how i can display text in angular brackets in browser or jsp file. </p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>60. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/414306/JSP/java/fetch-value-Text-box-JSP'>How to fetch value from Text box of JSP page</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>61. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/414368/JSP/java/text-box-value-set-java'>how to use a text box value set by java script</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>62. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/414378/JSP/java/Show-text-click'>Show text on click</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Sorry if it is something trivial. I need to program displaying the text when the link is clicked. For example I need to have a bar: Algorithm | Contact us | .... | .... When I click Algorithm it should show the text with algorithm description right below the bar, for Contact us it should show e-mail address, etc. It should ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>63. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/417314/java/java/Read-Arabic-text-Servlet'>Read Arabic text in Servlet</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Hi In my application i am retrieving data from database which constitutes both arabic and english text , oracle stores the data in arabic format, when i retrieve the arabic data .. it just dispalys '???' in place of arabic text.where as english text is properly displayed.. i also tried adding response.setCharacterEncoding("Windows-1256"); in servlet which gets the data from database but ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>64. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/422424/JSP/java/getting-text-box-value-null'>I am getting text box value null when set by javascript</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>65. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/427796/JSP/java/no-text-loss'>no text loss</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>i am working on a application where i am using a jsp page(first.jsp) which contains some text fields the values that are entered in my text fields ,radio buttons and check boxes.now i had entered some values in those boxes.after clicking next page i found that values entered one of the text box in that first.jsp mismatches my database records .say ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>66. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/431560/JSP/java/Copying-text-data-excel-sheet'>Copying text data from excel sheet</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Are you sure this is a problem of encoding because the problem is strange: if i write in text box it takes quotes and other special characters also but not when i copy the data from an excel sheet to the text box. and which tag is used for encding in web.xml. </p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>67. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/437737/JSP/java/Retaining-paragraph-breaks-text'>Retaining paragraph breaks from text</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Indeed, line breaks in HTML are to be represented by the <br> element. You can use JSTL's fn:replace for this or write a simple EL function for this like nl2br(). Do not only replace \n, it is platform dependent. Windows for instance uses \r\n. You need to replace \r\n then. Call System.getProperty("line.separator") to find out which is correct. Doing so in ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>68. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/451233/JSP/java/persisting-text-box-values-JSP'>Problem with persisting text box values in JSP</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Hi fellow ranchers I have a JSP with a from in it, containing a set of check boxes and text boxes. Each text box is enabled only when it's respective check box is selected. Now after entering requisite values, the user hits the submit button on the page and is redirected to other page. The problem is that when the user ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>69. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/458399/JSP/java/EL-displaying-as-text'>EL displaying as text</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>70. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/473772/JSP/java/Text-not-getting-equally-vertical'>Text is not getting equally vertical align in Moz/Safari/IE</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>71. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/482700/JSP/java/Find-Replace-strings-text-JSP'>Find & Replace strings/text in JSP's</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>72. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/489914/JSP/java/not-print-text'>not print the text</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>73. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/496701/JSP/java/retrieve-values-dynamically-created-text'>How to retrieve the values of dynamically created text boxes in jsp</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>74. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/521529/JSP/java/text-supported-jsp'>text supported by jsp</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>75. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/524028/JSP/java/Hebrew-text-JSP-page-correctly'>How to get Hebrew text from JSP page correctly?</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Hello friends I am facing a problem saving Hebrew text from JSP page, The input is coming from Spring mvc form in a JSP page, Jsp pase has a utf-8 declaration , It was saved encoded in utf-8, app is running on tomcat 7, The data submitted to a Spring controller, The problem is that the text is arriving to the ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>76. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/531492/JSP/java/Help-Dynamic-text-box-JSP'>Need Help With Dynamic text box in JSP</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Try with this <input type="hidden" value="0" id="theValue" /> <p><input type='button' onclick='addInputBox()' value='Add'/></p> <div id="myDiv"> </div> <script> function addInputBox() { var ni = document.getElementById('myDiv'); var numi = document.getElementById('theValue'); var num = (document.getElementById('theValue').value -1)+ 2; numi.value = num; var newdiv = document.createElement('div'); var divIdName = 'my'+num+'Div'; newdiv.setAttribute('id',divIdName); newdiv.innerHTML = "<input type=\"text\" /> <input type=\"button\" onclick=\"removeInputBox(\'"+divIdName+"\')\" value='Remove'/>"+divIdName; ni.appendChild(newdiv); } function removeInputBox(divNum) { var d ...</p></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>77. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/540238/JSP/java/Arabic-text-rendering-pd-ml'>Arabic text rendering problem using pd4ml</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3></div></td></tr><tr><td><div class='articleProductElement'><h3 class='articleProductElementTitle'>78. <a href='http://www.coderanch.com/t/544715/JSP/java/Only-one-data-text-box'>Only for one data in the text box</a><span class='articleProductElementHost'>    coderanch.com</span></h3><p class='articleProductElementParagraph'>Good Night I have a problem with this jsp with mysql The idea is when I put a number in the text box the console have to show all the data of that number "ID". <td><input type="text" name="id"> <form action="search.jsp" method="get" > <button type="submit">SEARCH</button> <%@ page import="java.sql.*" %> <%@ page import="java.io.*" %> <html> <head> <title>BOOKS


<% ...

80. Getting the selected option text    coderanch.com

81. Display text upto some extend?    coderanch.com

82. how to play text using freetts    java-forums.org

84. Need help with sending a text    java-forums.org

Properties props = new Properties(); props.put("mail.smtp.host", "smtp.gmail.com"); props.put("mail.smtp.socketFactory.port", "465"); props.put("mail.smtp.socketFactory.class", "javax.net.ssl.SSLSocketFactory"); props.put("mail.smtp.auth", "true"); props.put("mail.smtp.port", "465"); Session session = Session.getDefaultInstance(props, new javax.mail.Authenticator() { protected PasswordAuthentication getPasswordAuthentication() { return new PasswordAuthentication("username","password"); } }); try { Message message = new MimeMessage(session); message.setFrom(new InternetAddress("from@no-spam.com")); message.setRecipients(Message.RecipientType.TO, InternetAddress.parse("to@no-spam.com")); message.setSubject("Testing Subject"); message.setText("Dear Mail Crawler," + "\n\n No spam to my email, please!"); Transport.send(message); System.out.println("Done"); } catch (MessagingException e) ...

85. Range axis text cut off when generating charts with servlets    jfree.org

Range axis text cut off when generating charts with servlets by nowconsulting Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:51 pm I am trying to generate dynamic charts. I have a series of check boxes. When a check box is checked, a curve should appear on the chart. If another one is checked, another should appear on the chart. Once I have one ...

87. JSP text box help....    forums.oracle.com

Hi, Is there any method to fetch values from text boxes from different forms and pass it to another JSP. The number of textboxes vary from form to form. So I need to find the number of text boxes in a form, fetch its value and pass it to another JSP as a List and retrieve all the textbox value in ...

88. how can i write info in text filefrom servlet    forums.oracle.com

89. Getting text values filled by user in jsp    forums.oracle.com

Here "uname" and "pword" is a string variable. in below form i am populating value of "uname" in "vLogin" and value of "pword" in "vPassword". but in some cases user may manually overwrite "vLogin" and "vPassword' so i want to pass user's overwritten value in String username and in string password. TABLE>

<%= quser_name %>

90. How to prevent pasting in text box in jsp    forums.oracle.com

AFAIK there is no standard way of doing that with JSP tags, i know neither struts nor JSTL taglibs provide it There might be a custom taglib outthere that provides you with tags that provided unpasteable input fields so i suggest you websearch for it or ask your question on the JSP taglib forum.