In addition to using the
action components for navigation, ADF Faces also includes
listener tags that can be used in conjunction with the
action components to have specific functionalities executed when the
action event fires. The
listener tags include the following tags:
exportCollectionActionListener– This tag is used to export data from the table, tree, and tree table components to an Excel spreadsheet.
fileDownloadActionListener– This tag is used to initiate a file download from the server to the local hard drive.
resetListener– This tag is used to reset submitted values.
In this recipe, we will create a button that will download a file using
fileDownloadActionListener instead of navigating. ...