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Using Struts 2 Autocompleter With Example

Struts » on Oct 29, 2011 { 6 Comments } By Sivateja

Let us see how to work with struts 2 autocompleter tag with example.  This autocompleter tag will works asynchronously, and dont forget to add <s:head theme=”ajax” /> in the header part of the webpage [ check in success.jsp ].

jars required

  • commons-logging-1.0.4.jar
  • freemarker-2.3.8.jar
  • ognl-2.6.11.jar
  • struts2-core-2.0.11.jar
  • xwork-2.0.4.jar

Example

files required

  • index.jsp
  • success.jsp
  • web.xml
  • struts.xml
  • LogingEx.java

Directory Structure

index.jsp

<META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="0;URL=iteAction.action">

success.jsp

<%@ taglib prefix="s" uri="/struts-tags" %>

  <head>
  <s:head theme="ajax" />
  </head>

  <s:label value="Your State" />
  <s:autocompleter theme="simple" list="states"/>

LogingEx.java

package java4s;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;

import com.opensymphony.xwork2.ActionSupport;

public class LogingEx extends ActionSupport{
    private static final long serialVersionUID = 1L;

    private List states;

        public List getStates()
        {
              return states;
        }

      public String execute() throws Exception{
      states = new ArrayList();
      states.add("Alabama");
      states.add("Alaska");
      states.add("Arizona");
      states.add("Arkansas");
      states.add("California");
      states.add("Colorado");
      states.add("Connecticut");
      states.add("Delaware");
      states.add("District of Columbia");
      states.add("Florida");
      states.add("Georgia");
      states.add("Hawaii");
      states.add("Idaho");
      states.add("Illinois");
      states.add("Indiana");
      states.add("Iowa");
      states.add("Kansas");
      states.add("Kentucky");
      states.add("Louisiana");
      states.add("Maine");
      states.add("Maryland");
      states.add("Massachusetts");
      states.add("Michigan");
      states.add("Minnesota");
      states.add("Mississippi");
      states.add("Missouri");
      states.add("Montana");
      states.add("Nebraska");
      states.add("Nevada");
      states.add("New Hampshire");
      states.add("New Jersey");
      states.add("New Mexico");
      states.add("New York");
      states.add("North Carolina");
      states.add("North Dakota");
      states.add("Ohio");
      states.add("Oklahoma");
      states.add("Oregon");
      states.add("Pennsylvania");
      states.add("Rhode Island");
      states.add("South Carolina");
      states.add("South Dakota");
      states.add("Tennessee");
      states.add("Texas");
      states.add("Utah");
      states.add("Vermont");
      states.add("Virginia");
      states.add("Washington");
      states.add("West Virginia");
      states.add("Wisconsin");
      states.add("Wyoming");
      return SUCCESS;
      }
    }

web.xml

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

struts.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<!DOCTYPE struts PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 2.0//EN"
"http://struts.apache.org/dtds/struts-2.0.dtd">

<struts>
    <include file="struts-default.xml"/>
    <package name="a" extends="struts-default">
        <action name="iteAction" class="java4s.LogingEx">
            <result name="success">/success.jsp</result>
        </action>
    </package>
</struts>

Output

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Comments

6 Responses to “Using Struts 2 Autocompleter With Example”
  1. Maura Dobberstein says:

    I enjoy the efforts you have put in this, appreciate it for all the great posts.

  2. tanmaya says:

    while running it is showing that
    No tag “autocompleter” defined in tag library imported with prefix “s”

  3. Dharm says:

    while running it is showing that
    No tag “autocompleter” defined in tag library imported with prefix “s”

    what is the solution of this…?

  4. Bhagwati lal Patidar says:

    I want to Dynamically add, remove rows on table and insert all rows values into Mysql database using Struts-2, so please help how to do this task

  5. Neha says:

    How to read the the selected data into another text box. Please help me regarding this.
    Thanks in advance.

  6. munish says:

    how to fill form onclick text other text field auto fill as per first??

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