doPost and select menu's

I have a java servlet that i post a form to. On the form, I have a select menu (non-multiple).

How do i access all of the options that are in that select menu? The request object only contains the currently selected option.

Any help/suggestions/comments would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,

-MW
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kiranhkCommented:
you need to use javascript to append all the options to the URL(if you dont want to store the options in the session or in a bean). The browser always sends only the selected options.
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CEHJCommented:
>>How do i access all of the options that are in that select menu?

Why would you want to if only one is selected?
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objectsCommented:
> How do i access all of the options that are in that select menu?

You cannot access them from the request, but as you created the menu in the first place you should already know them.
If you are using JSP, you could store the menu options in your session when you create it.
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kiranhkCommented:
did you find any of the suggestions useful?? havent heard from you for a long time
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