Struts 2 s:doubleselect UI tag

<s:doubleselect>:

The <s:doubleselect> tag is used to create two HTML drop down list boxes. Second drop down values changed automatically when any value of the first drop down list is selected.

Syntax:<s:doubleselect name=”firstDropDownName” list=”firstDropDownValueList” doubleName=”secondDropDownName” doubleList=‚ÄĚsecondDropDownValueList” />

Example:

test.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="/struts-tags" prefix="s"%>
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Struts 2 s:doubleselect UI tags example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
		<h3>This is a s:doubleselect UI tags example.</h3>
 
		<s:form action="Test">
			<s:doubleselect label="Select class and subject"
				name="selectedClass" list="{'MCA','MSC'}"
				doubleName="selectedSubject" 
				doubleList="top == 'MCA' ? 
                                           {'Java', 'DBMS','Networking'} :
                                             {'Physics', 'Chemistry'}" />
 
		 <s:set name="colorList" 
		  value="#{'Red': {'Red flower', 'Red car', 'Red shirt'},
	          'Blue': {'Blue flower', 'Blue car', 'Blue shirt'}}"/>
		 <s:doubleselect label="Select color and item" 
		  name="selectedColor" list="#colorList.keySet()" 
		  doubleName="selectedItem" doubleList="#colorList[top]"/>
		 <s:submit value="Submit"/>
		</s:form>
 
	</body>
</html>

web.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app version="2.5" 
	xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee" 
	xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
	xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee 
	http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_2_5.xsd">
 
 
 	<filter>
	  <filter-name>struts2</filter-name>
	  <filter-class>
        	org.apache.struts2.dispatcher.ng.
        	filter.StrutsPrepareAndExecuteFilter
          </filter-class>
	</filter>
 
	<filter-mapping>
		<filter-name>struts2</filter-name>
		<url-pattern>/*</url-pattern>
	</filter-mapping>
 
	<welcome-file-list>
	  <welcome-file>test.jsp</welcome-file>
	</welcome-file-list>
 
</web-app>

struts.xml

<!DOCTYPE struts PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 2.0//EN"
"http://struts.apache.org/dtds/struts-2.0.dtd">
 
<struts>
 
	<package name="default" extends="struts-default">
		<action name="Test" class="com.javawithease.action.Test">
			<result name="success">/welcome.jsp</result>
		</action>
	</package>
 
</struts>

Test.java

import com.opensymphony.xwork2.ActionSupport;
 
/**
 * This class is used as an action class.
 * @author javawithease
 */
public class Test extends ActionSupport{
	//data members
	private String selectedClass;
	private String selectedSubject;
	private String selectedColor;
	private String selectedItem;
 
	//business logic
	public String execute(){
		return SUCCESS;	
	}
 
	//getter setters
	public String getSelectedClass() {
		return selectedClass;
	}
 
	public void setSelectedClass(String selectedClass) {
		this.selectedClass = selectedClass;
	}
 
	public String getSelectedSubject() {
		return selectedSubject;
	}
 
	public void setSelectedSubject(String selectedSubject) {
		this.selectedSubject = selectedSubject;
	}
 
	public String getSelectedColor() {
		return selectedColor;
	}
 
	public void setSelectedColor(String selectedColor) {
		this.selectedColor = selectedColor;
	}
 
	public String getSelectedItem() {
		return selectedItem;
	}
 
	public void setSelectedItem(String selectedItem) {
		this.selectedItem = selectedItem;
	}
 
}

welcome.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="/struts-tags" prefix="s"%>
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Struts 2 s:doubleselect UI tags example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
		<h3>This is a s:doubleselect UI tags example.</h3>
 
		Selected Class and subject: <s:property value="selectedClass"/>,
		<s:property value="selectedSubject" /><br/>
		Selected color and item: <s:property value="selectedColor" />,
		<s:property value="selectedItem" />
 
	</body>
</html>

Output:

struts 36 first
 
Select items and click on submit.
struts 36 final
 
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