ICEfaces-EE ACE Components
Tag textAreaEntry


TextAreaEntry is a text area input component that can display some placeholder text inside the text area when the component doesn't have a value and is not focussed. It also has custom styling for invalid state and required status.

For more information, see the TextAreaEntry Wiki Documentation.


Client Events
NameDescriptionSupported classes for argument
charCountFired when the number of characters entered in the component changes, either by the user typing a new character, deleting one or more characters, or cutting/pasting characters into the component.javax.faces.event.AjaxBehaviorEvent
blurFired when the text input field loses focus (default event).javax.faces.event.AjaxBehaviorEvent
Client events can be used with Client Behaviors and the ace:ajax tag.


Tag Information
Tag Classorg.icefaces.ace.component.textareaentry.TextAreaEntryTag
TagExtraInfo ClassNone
Body ContentJSP
Display NameNone

Attributes
NameRequiredRequest-timeTypeDescription
bindingnotruejavax.el.ValueExpressionUsing an EL expression, bind the component reference to a bean property, so that the component may be accessed in the bean.
colsnotrueintThe number of columns to be displayed.
converternotruejavax.faces.convert.ConverterConverter is an interface describing a Java class that can perform Object-to-String and String-to-Object conversions between model data objects and a String representation of those objects that is suitable for rendering.
converterMessagenotruejava.lang.StringIf present, will be used as the text of the converter message, replacing any message that comes from the converter.
disablednotruebooleanFlag indicating that this element must never receive focus or be included in a subsequent submit. A value of false causes no attribute to be rendered, while a value of true causes the attribute to be rendered as disabled="disabled". Default = 'false'.
idnotruejava.lang.StringThe component identifier for this component. This value must be unique within the closest parent component that is a naming container.
immediatenotruebooleanA flag indicating that conversion and validation of this component's value should occur during Apply Request Values phase instead of Process Validations phase. Default = 'false'.
indicatorPositionnotruejava.lang.StringPosition of input-required or input-optional indicator relative to input field or label. Supported values are "left/right/top/bottom/labelLeft/labelRight/none". Default is "labelRight" if labelPosition is "inField", "right" otherwise.
labelnotruejava.lang.StringA localized user presentable name for this component.
labelPositionnotruejava.lang.StringPosition of label relative to input field. Supported values are "left/right/top/bottom/inField/none". Default is "none".
maxlengthnotrueintThe maximum number of characters that may be entered in this field. Default = '-1'.
optionalIndicatornotruejava.lang.StringIndicator indicating that the user is NOT required to provide a submitted value for this input component.
readonlynotruebooleanFlag indicating that this component will prohibit changes by the user. The element may receive focus unless it has also been disabled. A value of false causes no attribute to be rendered, while a value of true causes the attribute to be rendered as readonly="readonly". Default = 'false'.
renderednotruebooleanReturn true if this component (and its children) should be rendered during the Render Response phase of the request processing lifecycle. Default = 'true'.
requirednotruebooleanA flag indicating whether the user required to provide a non-empty submitted value for this component. Default = 'false'.
requiredIndicatornotruejava.lang.StringIndicator indicating that the user is required to provide a submitted value for this input component.
requiredMessagenotruejava.lang.StringIf present, will be used as the text of the validation message for the "required" facility, if the "required" facility is used.
resizablenotruebooleanMake the text area resizable via dragging the bottom right corner. Works only if browser supports CSS3 resize property. Default = 'true'.
rowsnotrueintThe number of rows to be displayed.
validatornotruejavax.el.MethodExpressionMethodExpression representing a validator method that will be called during Process Validations to perform correctness checks on the value of this component. The expression must evaluate to a public method that takes FacesContext, UIComponent, and Object parameters, with a return type of void.
validatorMessagenotruejava.lang.StringIf present, will be used as the text of the validator message, replacing any message that comes from the validator.
valuenotruejava.lang.ObjectThe current value of the simple component. The value to be rendered.
valueChangeListenernotruejavax.el.MethodExpressionMethodExpression representing a value change listener method that will be notified when a new value has been set for this input component. The expression must evaluate to a public method that takes a ValueChangeEvent parameter, with a return type of void, or to a public method that takes no arguments with a return type of void. In the latter case, the method has no way of easily knowing what the new value is, but this can be useful in cases where a notification is needed that "this value changed".
widgetVarnotruejava.lang.StringName of the widget variable to access client-side API.

Variables
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