how to find reffering page in struts

Hi,

I have a jsp page and a html link on it (ex:  html:link action = "/site/editEmail").  

when the user click that link, they sent to editEmail action,  in Edit email action how do I find out if the user is coming from the link?

Thanks
Ilan_MoorthyAsked:
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bloodredsunCommented:
String referrer=request.getHeader(“Referer”); should do the trick.

Or you could add a parameter on the links and check for them.

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Ilan_MoorthyAuthor Commented:
I think struts provides some sort of method to look up actions...
TimYatesCommented:
>>  I think struts provides some sort of method to look up actions...

Not sure what you mean...  Can you explain what is wrong with bloodredsun's suggestion?
bloodredsunCommented:
thanks
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