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h:outputStylesheet link ordering

Ted Smyth
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Joined: May 28, 2008
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Running a JSF 2, PrimeFaces, Spring 3 MVC/WebFlow application and I've run into an issue with JSF's <h: outputStylesheet> tag. Specifically the order in which it renders all of the specified stylesheets.

PrimeFaces uses themes and a number of CSS fiels which are linked in using the JSF resource loading mechanism (in some arcane manner hidden from the developer). I am overriding certain PrimeFaces CSS classes to tweak the look & feel with a custom style.css file (which naturally, must be the final .css file linked on the rendered html).



All that to say, the stylesheets are being rendered in a bizarre order. On initial page load (after application deployment), the style.css link appears at the top of the script links:



yet after hitting refresh, the style.css link appears at the end:



Is there any way to ensure the order in which style sheets are included on the page? Seems like Mojarra/PrimeFaces are not respecting the order in which I write the includes.


Edward Smith
 
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