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dataTableEx select/highlight row

Zach Loughridge

Joined: Feb 23, 2012
Posts: 4
I have a dataTableEx connected to a list and works properly. What I would like to incorporate is the ability to select a row by the row itself and then highlight it accordingly just like the functionality of a checkbox. I will also need to be able to select multiple rows. How would I go about doing this?
Tim Holloway
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Welcome to the JavaRanch, Zach!

HTML/JSF don't really work quite the same way as native GUIs, so you wouldn't normally do this. Instead, you'd select rows by putting a row-selection control (checkbox) on each row.

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Zach Loughridge

Joined: Feb 23, 2012
Posts: 4
I agree after several hours of researching and attempting to wrap rows with hidden links or converters etc, I just ended up using a plain old selectBooleanCheckbox instead.

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