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From Mario Ivankovits <>
Subject Re: [trinidad] Why <input type="hidden" name="javax.faces.ViewState" ... does not render its id?
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 14:55:27 GMT


>> why not getElementsByName[0] ?
> Well, in general document.getElementById is both faster and more elegant.
> So in this case, rendering this component with id=clientId seems reasonable.
> Hmm..but it is possible that there are multiple "view state" fields in
> the page, one per form. So perhaps using "getElementsByName" is a good
> idea in this specific case.
And also ensure that every ViewState will be replaced and not only the 
first [0] one.
When you do have multiple JSF forms (which is valid) each ViewState 
needs to be replaced.


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