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PrimeFaces Cookbook by Mert Çalışkan, Oleg Varaksin

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Creating complex layouts

The layout component introduces a customizable border layout model that could easily be used for creating complex layouts.

How to do it...

Layout can be applied either to a full page or to a specific element. A basic definition of a full-page layout would be as follows:

<p:layout fullPage="true"> <p:layoutUnit position="north" size="100" header= "Top" resizable="true" closable="true" collapsible="true"> <h:outputText value="Layout content for North" /> </p:layoutUnit> <p:layoutUnit position="south" size="100" header="Bottom" resizable="true" closable="true" collapsible="true"> <h:outputText value="Layout content for South" /> </p:layoutUnit> <p:layoutUnit position="west" size="200" header= "Left" resizable="true" closable="true" ...

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