Displaying checkboxes in selectCheckboxMenu
A multiselect input component,
SelectCheckboxMenu is based on checkboxes in an overlay menu. Although it is an input component, it is presented to users as a menu so that it makes sense to handle
selectCheckboxMenu in this chapter.
In this recipe, we will implement a
selectCheckboxMenu component in both simple and advanced forms. In the advanced case, we will learn about the built-in filtering feature. After submitting the selected items, they will be shown in a dialog.
How to do it…
The usage of
p:selectCheckboxMenu is the same as the usage of
p:selectManyCheckbox. Checkbox items can be attached via several
f:selectItem tags or one
f:selectItems tag. In the following simple example, we will use