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PrimeFaces Cookbook by Mert Çalışkan, Oleg Varaksin

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Star-based rating input

The rating component provides star-based rating with the ability to select and cancel.

How to do it...

The basic declaration for the component would be as follows:

<p:rating value="#{ratingController.rate}" />

Here rate is a java.lang.Integer definition. The default visual of the component will be as shown in the following screenshot:

How to do it...

The stars attribute sets the number of stars to display with a default value 5.

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It is also possible to invoke a server-side method instantly when the user rates or cancels the rating. The rating component provides two AJAX behavior events for this, rate and cancel.

A sample definition ...

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