DataTable - Lazy DataTable has built-in support to deal with huge datasets. In order to enable lazy loading, a LazyDataModel needs to be implemented to query the datasource when pagination, sorting, filtering or live scrolling happens. This example uses an in-memory list to mimic a real datasource like a database.

In a real application, loading should be executed with the query built using the information passed to the load method.

IdYearBrandColor
91f3297e1998FordMaroon
8a7d10851963VolvoSilver
8de5b3bb1978MercedesYellow
f94707e21991MercedesGreen
2faa4fc91993BMWOrange
f907e7412009VolvoOrange
4b87d6de1986MercedesWhite
ddead4121966VolvoGreen
ca161cf71992FiatOrange
177e107c1984RenaultBlack
Car Detail
<h:form id="form">
    <p:dataTable var="car" value="#{dtLazyView.lazyModel}" paginator="true" rows="10"
                 paginatorTemplate="{RowsPerPageDropdown} {FirstPageLink} {PreviousPageLink} {CurrentPageReport} {NextPageLink} {LastPageLink}"
                 rowsPerPageTemplate="5,10,15" selectionMode="single" selection="#{dtLazyView.selectedCar}" id="carTable" lazy="true">
        <p:ajax event="rowSelect" listener="#{dtLazyView.onRowSelect}" update=":form:carDetail" oncomplete="PF('carDialog').show()" />
        <p:column headerText="Id" sortBy="#{car.id}" filterBy="#{car.id}">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.id}" />
        </p:column>
        <p:column headerText="Year" sortBy="#{car.year}" filterBy="#{car.year}">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.year}" />
        </p:column>
        <p:column headerText="Brand" sortBy="#{car.brand}" filterBy="#{car.brand}">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.brand}" />
        </p:column>
        <p:column headerText="Color" sortBy="#{car.color}" filterBy="#{car.color}">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.color}" />
        </p:column>
    </p:dataTable>

    <p:dialog header="Car Detail" widgetVar="carDialog" modal="true" showEffect="fade" hideEffect="fade" resizable="false">
        <p:outputPanel id="carDetail" style="text-align:center;">
            <p:panelGrid  columns="2" rendered="#{not empty dtLazyView.selectedCar}" columnClasses="label,value">
                <f:facet name="header">
                    <p:graphicImage name="demo/images/car/#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.brand}-big.gif"/> 
                </f:facet>

                <h:outputText value="Id:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.id}" />

                <h:outputText value="Year" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.year}" />

                <h:outputText value="Color:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.color}" style="color:#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.color}"/>

                <h:outputText value="Price:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtLazyView.selectedCar.price}">
                    <f:convertNumber type="currency" currencySymbol="$" />
                </h:outputText>
            </p:panelGrid>
        </p:outputPanel>
    </p:dialog>
</h:form>
                
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