Manipulating a jsp form via a different form

Posted on 2003-11-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I have a Main.jsp that includes an iframe tag.
The iframe includes a frame.jsp file.

Main.jsp :

<iframe name = "jspFrame" height="150" width="800" marginheight="10" marginwidth="10"  frameborder="1"   scrolling="auto" > > </iframe>

function setFrame(){
var taskConfigFrame = document.getElementById('jspFrame');
            taskConfigFrame.setAttribute('src', 'frame.jsp');

How can I call a javascript function in frame.jsp or perform a submit to the frame.jsp if all I have is a submit button of the Main.jsp?
All actions I want to do via the Main.jsp, I don't want to create a submit button in frame.jsp.
Please advise

Question by:YossiBa
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Expert Comment

ID: 9822115
you can use submit button to submit the form in frame or form in main. but not both.
to submit the form in iframe:

NS 6.2 +


IE 5.0 +


Author Comment

ID: 9822841
After using the following in Main.jsp:

taskConfigFrame = document.getElementById('jspFrame');
            taskConfigFrame.setAttribute('src', 'frame.jsp');

I used:

and it does the work, it submit the iframe (frame.jsp) but...

the submit in the frame.jsp is a s follows:
<input type="submit" onclick="setSaveWasClicked('true');"/>
and i need to use the function setSaveWasClicked() when submitting the form but when I submit from Main.jsp it only do a submit without going through the function.

How can I do a submit with using onclick function?

Author Comment

ID: 9823200
Hi kennethxu,
remove the last mail that I sent from the protocol.
What I wrote does not submit the iframe.I couldn't understand  document.ifMyIFrame.frmSubmit.submit();

I want after pressing the submit button in Main form I have a function that should submit the frame.
If the frame id is "frameForm", how the submit command should be?
please advise
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Expert Comment

ID: 9826240
>> the submit in the frame.jsp is a s follows:
>> <input type="submit" onclick="setSaveWasClicked('true');"/>
then, you should actually be calling the function instead of simpley submitting the form:
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Accepted Solution

kennethxu earned 100 total points
ID: 9826256
sorry you'll still need to submit it after function call:

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