|Subject:||Re: User hits back button - has to enter form values from scratch|
|Posted by:||Adrienne Boswell (arbp…@yahoo.com)|
|Date:||Fri, 01 Feb 2008|
Gazing into my crystal ball I observed
writing in news:e0217a48-b970-4a72-b27a-40b19587d708
> I have a JSP that renders a XHTML formatted page.
> The user clicks a button (not a submit) that calls a validate
> The user clicks and goes to a confirmation page - also in XHTML.
> When the user clicks the back button to edit his entries (say he's
> made a mistake) - the form is cleared - automajically - and the user
> has to enter all the data from scratch.
> Is there a way to tell the browser to cache the data in the form so
> the user can edit just the controls that require editing?
> BTW, even when I create a Java POJO and populate it with data from the
> form - and populate the back-button form from a request-object POJO -
> the page is still cleared - and the user has to restart. That is, the
> server side solution isn't working for me either.
> Once I got lucky and got the form to cache using strict XHTML - but
> that solution turned out to be intermittent. Sometimes it works.
> Sometimes it doesn't.
> Any suggestions?
validate client side, before it gets to the server? Is the page posting
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User hits back button - has to enter form values from scratch posted by gimme_this_gimme_th…@yahoo.com on Thu, 31 Jan 2008