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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: General Converter Question
Date Thu, 27 Apr 2006 16:54:05 GMT
Frank-

perhaps [1] is useful to you

-Matthias

[1] http://myfaces.apache.org/sandbox/apidocs/org/apache/myfaces/custom/convertboolean/BooleanConverter.html

On 4/27/06, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, this should work.   I have the same issue, but I generally deal
> with it by converting the String type to a boolean type at the
> database layer level.
>
> But there's no reason you can't create a converter.   You'll need to
> manually assign it each place it is used, but that's probably what you
> want to do anyway in this case.
>
>
> On 4/27/06, Frank Russo <frank.russo@fxall.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is it possible to bind a h:selectBooleanCheckbox component to a String
> > field? The string field is coming out of the db as a Y or N value. This is
> > existing code used in a lot of places, and I can't change it. It should have
> > been stored in the object as a boolean or Boolean, but I can't change that
> > now.
> >
> > Any ideas on how to do this? I've read about using converter's, but they
> > don't seem to apply here, unless I have to write my own. I'd rather use a
> > standard one if I can.
> >
> > Thanks...
> >
> >
> >
> > Frank Russo
> > Senior Developer
> > FX Alliance, LLC
> > 900 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
> > New York, NY 10022
> > 646.268.9949
> >
>


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