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Spring MVC 3.0 - form submits to two different methods in same Controller

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Is it actually possible for a form to submit to two different methods in the same controller using spring mvc 3.0 ?

I have a form
<%@taglib uri="http://www.springframework.org/tags/form" prefix="form"%>
<html>
<head>
      <title>Spring 3 MVC Series - Contact Manager</title>
      <link href="style/style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
</head>
<body>
<h2>Contact Manager</h2>
<form:form method="post" action="addContact">

      <table>
      
      <tr>
            <td><form:label path="firstname">First Name</form:label></td>
            <td><form:input path="firstname" /></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
            <td><form:label path="lastname">Last Name</form:label></td>
            <td><form:input path="lastname" /></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
            <td><form:label path="lastname">Email</form:label></td>
            <td><form:input path="email" /></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
            <td><form:label path="lastname">Telephone</form:label></td>
            <td><form:input path="telephone" /></td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
            <td colspan="2"><input type="submit" value="Add"/></td>
<td colspan="2"><input type="submit" value="Search"/></td>
      </tr>
      
</table>

As you see there is a add button and a search button.  I want the add go to the addContact method and serach go to the showResults method in the controller.  
The controller code is attached  
@Controller
@SessionAttributes
public class ContactController {
	
	public static final String SEARCH_RESULTS_NAME 	= "ContactSearchResults";

	@RequestMapping(value = "/addContact", method = RequestMethod.POST)
	public String addContact(@ModelAttribute("contact")
							Contact contact, BindingResult result,
							HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response) {

		System.out.println("First Name:" + contact.getFirstname() +
					"Last Name:" + contact.getLastname());
		
		return "redirect:contacts.html";
	}
	@RequestMapping("/contacts")
	public ModelAndView showContacts() {

		return new ModelAndView("contact", "command", new Contact());
	}
}

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by:objects
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try giving the input a name

<input type="submit" name="add" value="Add"/>

@RequestMapping(value = "/addContact", params = "add", method = RequestMethod.POST)
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by:lotrzz
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org.springframework.web.servlet.PageNotFound - No mapping found for HTTP request with URI [/SpringMVC/contacts.html] in DispatcherServlet with name 'spring'

when I am trying to add the second button ( there are two buttons name="add"  name="search"
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> /SpringMVC/contacts.html]

your path is wrong, you don't have anything mapped to /contacts.html
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by:lotrzz
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What is the correct path?  That looks like the path I have in my servlet
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What servlet?

>      @RequestMapping("/contacts")
>      public ModelAndView showContacts() {

showContents() is mapped to /contacts
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by:lotrzz
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Sorry I meant Controller(not servlet).  The code to the controller is attached and my contact.jsp has two buttons  
<td colspan="2">
<input type="submit" name="add" value="Add Contact"/><br>
<input type="submit" name="search" value="Search"/>
</td>


@Controller
@SessionAttributes
public class ContactController {

	@RequestMapping(value = "/addContact", params="add", method = RequestMethod.POST)
	public String addContact(@ModelAttribute("contact")
							Contact contact, BindingResult result) {

		System.out.println("First Name:" + contact.getFirstname() +
					"Last Name:" + contact.getLastname());

		return "redirect:contacts.html";
	}

	@RequestMapping(value="/addContact", params="search")
	public ModelAndView showContacts() {
		System.out.println("i m here");
		return new ModelAndView("contact", "command", new Contact());
	}
}

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by:lotrzz
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showContacts was also responsible for loading the page, and that mapping was wrong. Thanks
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