Brian Leathem

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RichFaces 4.2.3.Final has been released. This Final release is a re-tag of the 4.2.3.CR1 release as no blocking issues were found by either our QE team, nor by the community.

The RichFaces 4.2.3.Final release is purely a bug-fix release, with a focus on compatibility between RichFaces and the JBoss Portlet Bridge. I’ll refer you to the RichFaces 4.2.3.CR1 release blog for details of the release, with a special highlight paid to the contributions from the JBoss Portal Bridge team, and contributions from community members.

div(alert alert-info). To try out this release: You can download the distribution directly, or for maven users, increment the RichFaces version in your pom.xml to 4.2.3.Final. For more information on setting up a RichFaces 4 application, refer to our getting started guide.

Release Notes:

To re-cap, the changes in the 4.2.3.Final release compared to the 4.2.2.Final release include:


  • [RF-10758] - Input fields in popupPanel lose focus

  • [RF-10980] - Impossible to set tabindex of input inside rich:popupPanel

  • [RF-11051] - a4j.version does not work

  • [RF-11104] - rich:inputNumberSlider slider position is affected by css position attribute of containing element

  • [RF-12113] - rich:inputNumberSpinner minValue and maxValue being ignored after second request

  • [RF-12114] - Richfaces 4.2 rich:autocomplete don’t fire ajax on blur event

  • [RF-12221] - rich:orderingList: fix VDL-DOC of listHeight,maxListHeight, minListHeight,listWidth

  • [RF-12256] - DragAndDrop + position: absolute results in broken positioning

  • [RF-12273] - rich:fileUpload does not work in portlets because it does not utilize javax.faces.encodedURL for the XmlHttpRequest URL

  • [RF-12424] - Showcase contains Servlet specific code

  • [RF-12425] - Showcase fails to load SyntaxHighlighter scripts when Require.js is present

  • [RF-12476] - Resource Name in mapping for two menu images is incorrect


  • [RF-12343] - Problem when saving form with rich picklist inside composite component

This is very much a community driven release. Thanks guys, you rock!

Stay Tuned for 4.3.0.M2

The QA process for the 4.3.0.M2 release is about to begin, with a release as soon as QA is done. So stay tuned, as there is lots more great stuff to come!