• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 479
  • Last Modified:

Specifying Seam generated id instead of "j_idxxxx"



I am working on debugging already written jboss seam project.

I need to pass a textarea id as a javascript function, but I found out that the actual textarea id that was generated by browser is different than the hard-coded id in the javascript function.


Here is what I am talking about:


<textarea id="j_id5861:j_id3864:modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei" name="j_id5861:j_id3864:modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei" cols="50" onkeyup="updateCount('j_id5861:j_id3864:modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei','modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei:notes-count','{CHAR} of 4000 characters remaining',4000);" rows="8"></textarea>




<a href="#" onclick="addDefault('modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei',  'Well developed'); return false;">Add</a> Well developed</li>



My question is is there any way that I can find the upper level tag that is not specified? If I can specify Seam generated id, I can fix this bug. Another word, I want to make textarea is like this:

<textarea id="abc:def:modal-physicalexam-form:general-physicalei"



1 Solution
Maybe these links could help you:

 Obtaining newly generated clientId of JSF  components (http://seamframework.org/Community/ObtainingNewlyGeneratedClientIdOfJSFComponents)

                   RichFaces built-in client functions (http://mkblog.exadel.com/2009/12/richfaces-built-in-client-functions/)
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Train for your Pen Testing Engineer Certification

Enroll today in this bundle of courses to gain experience in the logistics of pen testing, Linux fundamentals, vulnerability assessments, detecting live systems, and more! This series, valued at $3,000, is free for Premium members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now