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This thing is really bothering me. How can I get my dropdown list from MySQL database and then submit it to another table in DataBase. I only know how to create a static dropdown with html and but how can I make it dynamic.

i have a table STATE in Database and Now i want to populate all the STATE name in the drop down list dynamicly then i have to save these STATES ID into another table as its ID's Refrence

Please give me the solution code for this..
Bipendra rana
Posted 25-Mar-13 0:11am

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Solution 1

Hello Royal,

Following JSP code snippet will help you in creating a dynamic dropdown list.
<%@ taglib prefix="sql" uri="" %>
<sql:query var="states">
<form name="frmMain" id="frmMain" method="post" action="some.jsp">
    <select id="lstSelect" name="lstSelect" multiple size="10">
        <option value="SELECT">Select State</option>
<c:forEach var="state" items="${states.rows}">
        <option value="<c:out value="${state.state_code}"/>">
            <c:out value="${state.state_name}"/&gt;
Royal ɐuɐɹ 25-Mar-13 6:11am
ok thank you sir..

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