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Posted on 2004-04-18
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Hi Experts,

What I need is to find out if the JSP page opened first time within session or may be there is another way but without using URL string.

Thank you.
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Hi,

there are of course many ways you can do this.

Here is one way:

When your action-class has determined that the user has opened the page, you set a parameter:

HttpSession session=request.getSession();
session.setAttribute("didUserOpenPage1", "yes");

In the jsp:

<%
HttpSession session=request.getSession();
String didUserOpenPage1=session.getAttribute("didUserOpenPage1");
if(didUserOpenPage1.equals("yes"){
  System.out.println("OH NO! HE HAS OPENED THIS PAGE BEFORE!!!!!");

}
// here you know its the 1. time
%>
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:) Cool I will check this out.
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Thank you.
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My pleasure! Thanks for accepting! :)
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