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ZK Developer's Guide by Markus Stauble, Hans-Jurgen Schumacher, Jurgen Schumacher

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Improve Navigation Inside the Data

Actually, we only have the possibility of seeing all data in the result list, and navigating with the help of paging. It's not really satisfying. To improve the application, we should add a search facility. Here, we don't just provide a simple input field; we want to offer some exciting functionality. The idea is to use the bandbox component. A bandbox suggests possible choices for the input field. An example Bandbox is shown in the figure below.

The special property of a bandbox component is that the popup is customizable. Now we will try to implement such a bandbox with a live data result grid.

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