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JSF 1.2 Components by Ian Hlavats

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Making selections

Presenting the user with a choice from a list of available values is a common scenario for web-based applications. The HTML markup language includes a number of form elements that can be used to provide users with a list of options from which a selection can be made. Choosing the right HTML element or set of elements for a particular form depends on a number of criteria and is a common stumbling block for developers who are new to HTML. Fortunately, the standard set of JSF HTML components greatly simplifies the correct use of HTML selection elements. In later chapters, we will discover how other JSF component libraries introduce a rich and innovative set of user interface controls that can significantly extend the capabilities ...

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