setAttribute() Method Of The Request Object

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setAttribute() Method Of The Request Object

This section gives you the best illustration about the setAttribute() method of the request object in JSP.

This section gives you the best illustration about the setAttribute() method of the request object in JSP.

setAttribute() Method Of The Request Object

     

This section gives you the best illustration about the setAttribute() method of the request object in JSP. This method sets the value of the attribute for the request which is retrieved later either in the current JSP page or the another JSP page by passing the request object through the dispatcher method. The set value of the attribute is retrieved by the getAttribute(String) method of the request object.

Here, you will see why it is used and how is it used in the JSP application. You can directly copy and paste the code in your JSP application as per your requirements. This section provides three file which is helpful in explaining the section title exactly. These files are as follows:

  • SetAttributeMethod.jsp
  • SetAttributeMethod1.jsp

The SetAttributeMethod.jsp file set the values with an attribute which contains a specific name and a specific value which is retrieved later by using getAttribute() method of the request object.

Here is the JSP code of the SetAttributeMethod.jsp file:

<%
	request.setAttribute("AttributeName","This is the Attribute value.");
	String strViewPage="SetAttributeMethod1.jsp";
	RequestDispatcher dispatcher = request.getRequestDispatcher(strViewPage);
	if (dispatcher != null){
		dispatcher.forward(request, response);
	} 
%>

Here is the JSP code of the SetAttributeMethod1.jsp file:

<%
	out.println(request.getAttribute("AttributeName"));
%>

Output for the SetAttributeMethod1.jsp file:

Download the SetAttributeMethod.jsp file.

Download the SetAttributeMethod1.jsp file.

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