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HOWTO set a value to an invisible input text of a HTML page with an Applet?

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HOWTO set a value to an invisible input text of a HTML page with an Applet?

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Question by:jussara
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In Netscape, you may use Java to JavaScript communication.

For example, in the applet

import netscape.javascript.*;

public void setValue(String value) {
 JSObject win = JSObject.getWindow(this);
 win.eva("document.FormName.HiddenFieldName.value="+value);
}

and in the html,

<form name=FormName>
  <applet ... MAYSCRIPT><!-- mayscript is necessary -->
   <input type=hidden name=HiddenFieldName>
</form>
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by:smileyxx
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This will also work in Internet Explorer 4 and above.
All your applet needs is the JSObject class, which you can extract from the java40.jar file distributed with Netscape.
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