Class Submit

  extended by org.apache.struts2.components.Component
      extended by org.apache.struts2.components.UIBean
          extended by org.apache.struts2.components.ClosingUIBean
              extended by org.apache.struts2.components.FormButton
                  extended by org.apache.struts2.components.Submit

public class Submit
extends FormButton

Render a submit button. The submit tag is used together with the form tag to provide asynchronous form submissions. The submit can have three different types of rendering:

Please note that the button type has advantages by adding the possibility to seperate the submitted value from the text shown on the button face, but has issues with Microsoft Internet Explorer at least up to 6.0

Field Summary
static java.lang.String OPEN_TEMPLATE
protected  java.lang.String src
static java.lang.String TEMPLATE
Fields inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.FormButton
action, align, method, type
Fields inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.UIBean
accesskey, cssClass, cssErrorClass, cssErrorStyle, cssStyle, defaultTemplateDir, defaultUITheme, disabled, dynamicAttributes, id, javascriptTooltip, key, label, labelPosition, labelSeparator, name, onblur, onchange, onclick, ondblclick, onfocus, onkeydown, onkeypress, onkeyup, onmousedown, onmousemove, onmouseout, onmouseover, onmouseup, onselect, request, required, requiredposition, response, tabindex, template, templateDir, templateEngineManager, templateSuffix, theme, title, tooltip, tooltipConfig, tooltipCssClass, tooltipDelay, tooltipIconPath, value
Fields inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.Component
actionMapper, COMPONENT_STACK, parameters, stack, throwExceptionOnELFailure
Constructor Summary
Submit(ValueStack stack, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request, javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse response)
Method Summary
 boolean end( writer, java.lang.String body)
          Overrides to be able to render body in a template rather than always before the template
 void evaluateExtraParams()
 void evaluateParams()
 java.lang.String getDefaultOpenTemplate()
protected  java.lang.String getDefaultTemplate()
          A contract that requires each concrete UI Tag to specify which template should be used as a default.
 void setSrc(java.lang.String src)
protected  boolean supportsImageType()
          Indicate whether the concrete button supports the type "image".
 boolean usesBody()
          Overwrite to set if body shold be used.
Methods inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.FormButton
populateComponentHtmlId, setAction, setActionMapper, setAlign, setMethod, setType
Methods inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.ClosingUIBean
setOpenTemplate, start
Methods inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.UIBean
addFormParameter, buildTemplateName, enableAncestorFormCustomOnsubmit, ensureAttributeSafelyNotEscaped, escape, evaluateNameValue, getId, getTemplate, getTemplateDir, getTheme, getTooltipConfig, getValueClassType, mergeTemplate, setAccesskey, setCssClass, setCssErrorClass, setCssErrorStyle, setCssStyle, setDefaultTemplateDir, setDefaultUITheme, setDisabled, setDynamicAttributes, setId, setJavascriptTooltip, setKey, setLabel, setLabelposition, setLabelSeparator, setName, setOnblur, setOnchange, setOnclick, setOndblclick, setOnfocus, setOnkeydown, setOnkeypress, setOnkeyup, setOnmousedown, setOnmousemove, setOnmouseout, setOnmouseover, setOnmouseup, setOnselect, setRequired, setRequiredposition, setTabindex, setTemplate, setTemplateDir, setTemplateEngineManager, setTheme, setTitle, setTooltip, setTooltipConfig, setTooltipCssClass, setTooltipDelay, setTooltipIconPath, setValue
Methods inherited from class org.apache.struts2.components.Component
addAllParameters, addParameter, altSyntax, altSyntax, completeExpressionIfAltSyntax, copyParams, determineActionURL, determineNamespace, end, fieldError, findAncestor, findString, findString, findStringIfAltSyntax, findValue, findValue, findValue, getComponentStack, getParameters, getStack, popComponentStack, setThrowExceptionsOnELFailure, stripExpressionIfAltSyntax, stripExpressionIfAltSyntax, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Field Detail


public static final java.lang.String OPEN_TEMPLATE
See Also:
Constant Field Values


public static final java.lang.String TEMPLATE
See Also:
Constant Field Values


protected java.lang.String src
Constructor Detail


public Submit(ValueStack stack,
              javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest request,
              javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse response)
Method Detail


public java.lang.String getDefaultOpenTemplate()
Specified by:
getDefaultOpenTemplate in class ClosingUIBean


protected java.lang.String getDefaultTemplate()
Description copied from class: UIBean
A contract that requires each concrete UI Tag to specify which template should be used as a default. For example, the CheckboxTab might return "checkbox.vm" while the RadioTag might return "radio.vm". This value not begin with a '/' unless you intend to make the path absolute rather than relative to the current theme.

Specified by:
getDefaultTemplate in class UIBean
The name of the template to be used as the default.


public void evaluateParams()
evaluateParams in class UIBean


public void evaluateExtraParams()
evaluateExtraParams in class FormButton


protected boolean supportsImageType()
Indicate whether the concrete button supports the type "image".

Specified by:
supportsImageType in class FormButton
true to indicate type image is supported.


public void setSrc(java.lang.String src)


public boolean usesBody()
Description copied from class: Component
Overwrite to set if body shold be used.

usesBody in class Component
always false for this component.


public boolean end( writer,
                   java.lang.String body)
Overrides to be able to render body in a template rather than always before the template

end in class UIBean
writer - the output writer.
body - the rendered body.
true if the body should be evaluated again

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