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JSF faces-config.xml overwrite

urvish shah

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Can we overwrite faces-config.xml runtime? What I mean is I have specified navigation rule for success or failure in faces-config., But I want to use different rule now without changing the config file can I do it?

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Varun Khanna
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Probably you can't and you should'nt,
but you can achieve the similar functionality by using NavigationHandler class.
Use handleNavigation method to execute a navigation stated in faces-config.xml
Method's signature is:

handleNavigation(javax.faces.context.FacesContext context, java.lang.String fromAction, java.lang.String outcome)

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