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FacesMessages with JSF dataTable

Andy Holm
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Is there anyway to use <h:message> for a <h:dataTable>? I would like to output messages when the datatable can not be populated with values from the database (via the value attribute) but currently the messages are not appearing on my page when an error occurs.
Bauke Scholtz
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Are you displaying the message outside the datatable?

The functional requirement is unclear, so I can't give a more detailed help.
Andy Holm
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Yes, I am trying to display the message outside of my datatable. It looks something like this:

Bauke Scholtz
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I don't see a problem in the as far given information and code. Everything looks fine (expect of the forum's own problem with HTML entities).
Andy Holm
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Yeah, I am not having much luck debugging this either. When I do a FacesContext.getCurrentInstance().getFacesContext().getMessages() in the RENDER_RESPONSE phase directly before the page is output, I see my FacesMessage. I am not sure why it isn't output on the page. Any debugging tips?

Rahul Juneja
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Try printing it out in different phases by created a debugging phaselistener that might give you a clue.

Thanks,
Rahul


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Andy Holm
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Rahul,

As you can see from my last message, I have already done that. :-) Everything looks good except for when I try printing it out on my jsp page.
Bauke Scholtz
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Andy Holm wrote:Yeah, I am not having much luck debugging this either. When I do a FacesContext.getCurrentInstance().getFacesContext().getMessages() in the RENDER_RESPONSE phase directly before the page is output, I see my FacesMessage. I am not sure why it isn't output on the page. Any debugging tips?


I still don't see a problem in the as far given information. You need to elaborate more about the problem. Maybe in flavour of an SSCCE.
 
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