Struts 2 s:updownselect UI tag

<s:updownselect>:

The <s:updownselect> tag is used to create a HTML select component with the two buttons. These buttons are used to move up and down the select items in the select component. After the form submission all selected values can be get in the same order as they are arranged.
Syntax: 
<s:updownselect list=”valueList” name=”fieldName”
headerKey=”firstItemValue” headerValue=”firstItem” />

Example:

index.jsp

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
  <head>
  	<title>Struts 2 s:updownselect UI tags example</title>
	<META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="0;URL=initializeList.action">
  </head>  
  <body>
  </body>
</html>

test.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="/struts-tags" prefix="s"%>
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Struts 2 s:updownselect UI tags example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
		<h3>This is a s:updownselect UI tags example.</h3>
 
		<s:form action="Test">
			<s:updownselect label="Select Subject" 
			  headerKey="-1" headerValue="Select Subject"
			  list="subjectList" name="selectedSubject" 
			  moveUpLabel="Move Up"
			  moveDownLabel="Move Down"
			  selectAllLabel="Select All" />
			<s:submit value="Submit"/>
		</s:form>
 
	</body>
</html>

web.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app version="2.5" 
	xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee" 
	xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
	xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee 
	http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_2_5.xsd">
 
 
 	<filter>
	  <filter-name>struts2</filter-name>
	  <filter-class>
        	org.apache.struts2.dispatcher.ng.
        	filter.StrutsPrepareAndExecuteFilter
          </filter-class>
	</filter>
 
	<filter-mapping>
		<filter-name>struts2</filter-name>
		<url-pattern>/*</url-pattern>
	</filter-mapping>
 
	<welcome-file-list>
	  <welcome-file>index.jsp</welcome-file>
	</welcome-file-list>
 
</web-app>

struts.xml

<!DOCTYPE struts PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 2.0//EN"
"http://struts.apache.org/dtds/struts-2.0.dtd">
 
<struts>
 
	<package name="default" extends="struts-default">
	 <action name="initializeList" 
	     class="com.w3spoint.action.Test" method="initializeList">
		<result name="none">/test.jsp</result>
	 </action>
 
	 <action name="Test" class="com.w3spoint.action.Test">
		<result name="success">/welcome.jsp</result>
	 </action>
	</package>
 
</struts>

Test.java

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;
import com.opensymphony.xwork2.ActionSupport;
 
/**
 * This class is used as an action class.
 * @author w3spoint
 */
public class Test extends ActionSupport{
	//data members
	private List<String> subjectList;
	private String selectedSubject;
 
	//business logic
	public String execute(){
		return SUCCESS;	
	}
 
	//getter setters
	public List<String> getSubjectList() {
		return subjectList;
	}
 
	public void setSubjectList(List<String> subjectList) {
		this.subjectList = subjectList;
	}
 
	public String getSelectedSubject() {
		return selectedSubject;
	}
 
	public void setSelectedSubject(String selectedSubject) {
		this.selectedSubject = selectedSubject;
	}
 
	public String initializeList(){
		subjectList = new ArrayList<String>();
		subjectList.add("Java");
		subjectList.add("DBMS");
		subjectList.add("Networking");
		return NONE;
	}
 
}

welcome.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="/struts-tags" prefix="s"%>
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Struts 2 s:updownselect UI tags example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
		<h3>This is a s:updownselect UI tags example.</h3>
 
		Selected subject: <s:property value="selectedSubject" />
 
	</body>
</html>

Output:

struts 37 first
 
Select Subjects.
struts 37 second
 
Click on Submit button.
struts 37 final
 
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