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As you can see here that I have a text box with three submit buttons each redirecting to a different jsp page, however in those jsp pages, when I do request.getParameter("bid"), all I get is null... How can I fix this?

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<title>View/Modify Student Information</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html;charset=UTF-8" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="scripts/search.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<br/>
<div align="center">
<h2>View/Modify Student Information</h2>
<label> Student Banner ID: </label>
<input type="text" name="bid" />
<br/>
<br/>
<form method = "post" action="rent.jsp">
<input type="text" name="bid1" />
<input type="submit" value="Total Rent" onClick="goto_rent()"/>
</form>
<form method = "post" action="adviser.jsp">
<input type="text" name="bid2" />
<input type="submit" value="Adviser Information" onClick="goto_adviser()"/>
</form>
<form method = "post" action="delete_std.jsp">
<input type="text" name="bid3" />
<input type="submit" value="Delete Student" onClick="goto_del()"/>
</form>
 
</div>
</body>
</html>
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Last Post by javaAddict
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first of all what the javascript methods that you have at the onclick do, and second why don't you submit without the onclick() ? Since it is type="submit" once the button is clicked the form will be submitted anyway.

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first of all what the javascript methods that you have at the onclick do, and second why don't you submit without the onclick() ? Since it is type="submit" once the button is clicked the form will be submitted anyway.

Yeah, I agree with javaAddict. I don't think you will need the onclick() method for the button anymore. Since you have already declared a action "rent.jsp" for your form.
Your request.getParameters call should be able to work w/o a problem unless your onclick() methods does something else.

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unless your onclick() methods does something else.

That is why I asked for the code of the onclick() methods. He may be going to the other jsp in some way that doesn't pass the parameters at the request.

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