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get the <h:form> id of the current page

avi lev
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Joined: Feb 17, 2012
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hi

first question on this great forum.....

i need to find on what page i'm at a cretin moment using a backing bean.

tnx.
Tim Holloway
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Welcome to the JavaRanch, Avi!

JSF View definitions can contain more than one Form. I often do this.

Backing beans (Models) can exist in a many-to-many relationship with Views.

So there's no general mechanism you can use.

You can use the view binding mechanism to attach a particular UI control to a backing bean. You can then walk up the component tree to see what form it's in. That's not something the average webapp should be doing, though.


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