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PrimeFaces Cookbook - Second Edition by Oleg Varaksin, Mert Çalışkan

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Integrating the context menu

Data iteration components, such as dataTable, tree, and treeTable, have a special integration with the context menu. These components can display a context menu for every right-click of the mouse on any row in dataTable or any node in tree.

In this recipe, we will integrate a context menu with the tree component. Integration with dataTable or treeTable is similar and described well in the PrimeFaces User's Guide documentation (http://primefaces.org/documentation.html).

How to do it…

We will develop a context menu with two menu items—View and Delete. A View item shows the currently selected tree node, and the Delete item removes it. We would like to implement this behavior for all tree nodes. The following listing demonstrates ...

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