LOV with Custom autoSuggestBehavior

When we want a LOV with autoSuggest we include a autoSuggestBehavior inside the LOV. But autoSuggestBehavior is only about one field.

<af:inputListOfValues id="jobIdId"
                                    popupTitle="Search and Select: #{bindings.JobId.hints.label}"
                <f:validator binding="#{bindings.JobId.validator}"/>
                <af:autoSuggestBehavior suggestedItems="#{ bindings.JobId.getSuggestedItems}"/>


We can customize the list of suggested items through own suggestedItems method.

 <af:autoSuggestBehavior suggestedItems="#{MyBean.getSuggestedItems}"/>

In this sample the method(getSuggestedItems) gets a user entry text and calls a method in JobsViewImpl that through ViewCrietria build a suggest item list. In this way we can get records matching with JobId and JobTitle.

See next image:

This approach is also useful for custom the text of suggested items.

You can download the sample here

Note:JDev version



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