DataTable - Table State - since v6.0.10

TableState feature enables DataTable to maintain its state across pages by setting multiViewState attribute to true. In this demo, manipulate table with pagination, sorting, filtering and selection, then visit another page and then come back to this page. DataTable state should remain as you've left it.

Search all fields:
IdYearBrand
Color
f8615fa91986VolkswagenBrown
e07d03b81960VolkswagenRed
01b41d601988VolvoYellow
73148b101970RenaultYellow
38f3fd5f1980HondaYellow
df08228f1976JaguarBlue
30b30cb61981FordBlack
1b0fcaeb1980VolvoGreen
0af95f8e1992HondaRed
568413421966AudiSilver
Car Info
<h:form>
    <p:dataTable id="tableStateDT" var="car" value="#{dtTableStateView.cars}" widgetVar="carsTable" multiViewState="true"
                 rows="10" paginator="true"
                 paginatorTemplate="{CurrentPageReport} {FirstPageLink} {PreviousPageLink} {PageLinks} {NextPageLink} {LastPageLink} {RowsPerPageDropdown}"
                 rowsPerPageTemplate="5,10,15"
                 selectionMode="single" selection="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" rowKey="#{car.id}"
                 emptyMessage="No cars found with given criteria" filteredValue="#{dtTableStateView.filteredCars}">

        <f:facet name="header">
            <p:outputPanel>
                <h:outputText value="Search all fields:" />
                <p:inputText id="globalFilter" onkeyup="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:150px" placeholder="Enter keyword"/>
            </p:outputPanel>
        </f:facet>

        <p:ajax event="rowSelect" update=":form:carDetail" oncomplete="PF('carDialog').show()" />

        <p:column headerText="Id" filterBy="#{car.id}" sortBy="#{car.id}" filterMatchMode="contains">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.id}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Year" filterBy="#{car.year}" sortBy="#{car.year}" filterMatchMode="startsWith">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.year}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Brand" filterBy="#{car.brand}" sortBy="#{car.brand}" filterMatchMode="exact">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectOneMenu onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:100px;" >
                    <f:selectItem itemLabel="Select One" itemValue="#{null}" noSelectionOption="true" />
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.brands}" />
                </p:selectOneMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.brand}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Color" filterBy="#{car.color}" sortBy="#{car.color}" filterMatchMode="in">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectCheckboxMenu label="Colors" onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:80px;" panelStyle="width:125px" scrollHeight="150">
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.colors}" />
                </p:selectCheckboxMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.color}" />
        </p:column>
    </p:dataTable>

    <p:dialog header="Car Info" 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 dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" columnClasses="label,value">
                <f:facet name="header">
                    <p:graphicImage name="demo/images/car/#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}-big.gif"/> 
                </f:facet>

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

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

                <h:outputText value="Brand" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}" />

                <h:outputText value="Color:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}" style="color:#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}"/>
            </p:panelGrid>
        </p:outputPanel>
    </p:dialog>
</h:form>