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calling action method on data table row click

Joshua Antony
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Joined: Jun 05, 2006
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I am using tomahawk datatable. whan row of the datatable is clicked , I need to display another page.

Is there any way by which the action method of bean can be called on rowclick of datatable?


Zack Marrapese

Joined: Jul 02, 2008
Posts: 27
never used tomahawk datatable...but on h:dataTable and rich:dataTable, you can create an action using a command button, command link, or whatever you like just like you do when you are outside a data table.
Tim Holloway
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Tomahawk's datatable is an extension to the basic (core) JSF datatable - one extra feature it offers is the support for multi-page tables.

To make it possible to click anywhere on a row would mean doing some JavaScript work, since that's not a basic HTML ability. However, most apps just put links or buttons on "interesting" areas in the row and people find that acceptable.

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