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Exact use of "immediate" attribute

Ram Chhabra
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Joined: Jan 07, 2008
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Can you please tell the exact use of immediate attribute when we used it in <h:inputText> tag of JSF.

Bob Good
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Joined: Jan 09, 2008
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It means immediately send this field for processing, usually with an event handler in the backing bean. Bypass automatic validation for other fields on the screen. This causes issues. See this post:

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