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ADF 11g : Using the ActiveRowKey property

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In ADF 11g Release 2, the ADF Table component has a property called 'ActiveRowKey'. According to documentation, this represents the row that is currently active on the client. In click-to-edit mode, the active row will be made editable and is brought into view (if not already visible). Upon initial display, the click-to-edit component defaults the active row to the first visible row.

In this post I will show you how to use the activeRowKey programmatic.

Use Case.

Imagine the following use case: I have a 'click-to-edit' table and I added a 'filter' field with a button in the surrounding panel collection. User enters (in this case) a last name and pushes the button. The table scrolls to the first row that matches the criteria, and the row is active to edit.

Implementation.

I create an ADF table based on ADF business components for the Employees table.
It's a clickToEdit table with singleSelection. After creating it I bind it to a bean. I'll show later why I…