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PrimeFaces Cookbook - Second Edition by Oleg Varaksin, Mert Çalışkan

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PanelGrid with colspan and rowspan support

The panelGrid component extends the JSF's <h:panelGrid> component with the support of colspan, that is, the number of columns a cell should span, and rowspan, which is the number of rows a cell should span, and the theming ability. In this recipe, we will create panels with row and column span abilities.

How to do it…

A basic definition of the panel grid would be as follows:

<p:panelGrid columns="2"> <f:facet name="header">User Information</f:facet> <h:outputLabel for="firstname" value="First Name" /> <p:inputText id="firstname" value="" label="firstname" /> <h:outputLabel for="lastname" value="Last Name" /> <p:inputText id="lastname" value="" required="true" label="lastname"/> <f:facet name="footer"> <p:commandButton ...

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