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I'm new to using JSP so this question should be simple.  I have a servlet already created that runs a process and generates a message, and i have an html page already created.  

What i want to do is simply display the message in the html.  My question is how would i get the message from the servlet to the jsp page?
Would i just store the message in the session variable in the servlet and pull it out from the session in the jsp page, and if so how can this be done?
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Hey jaggernat thanks for the response.

I understand how to use the Printwriter in a servlet but i'm trying to determine if there is an easy way to pass information from a servlet to a JSP page.  My reason for doing this is because the html page is rather complicated and i would prefer not to generate it in the servlet since it is already created.

is there an easy way to pass the information from servlet to jsp?
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put the informaiton in session (in servlet)  and retrieve it in the jsp.
you would use

session.setAttribute("objname",obj)   in servlet

and

session.getAttribute("objname");   in the jsp
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