Selecting a Linked Entity View

Learn how to link an entity to another entity in a Spring application with Thymeleaf.

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A common requirement in an application is the ability to select an entity from a list of entities to link that entity to another entity. Let’s make it practical.

We’ll create a Team entity. Each Team has a coach. When we create a form to create or edit a Team, we will have a combobox to select a coach. That combobox will contain all users of the application.

Creating a team will look like this:

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