Brian Leathem

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The second beta release of RichFaces 4.5 (4.5.0.Beta2) has been released. This release focuses on stabilizing RichFaces 4.5.0.Beta1 with a number of bug fixes. Read below for a summary of the issues resolved.

To try out this release: You can download the distribution directly, or for maven users, increment the RichFaces version in your pom.xml to 4.5.0.Beta2. For more information on setting up a RichFaces 4 application, refer to our getting started guide.


  • RF-11090 - rich:collapsibleSubTable cannot be nested

  • RF-11656 - Nested collapsibleSubTable always expanded

  • RF-12399 - Showcase: rich:contextmenu cannot find image

  • RF-13081 - Facets "disabled" not working for dataScroller

  • RF-13645 - contextMenu for extendedDataTable breaks after ajax render of contextMenu

  • RF-13655 - Popup Panel autosize does not work when its content is dynamically updated

  • RF-13708 - Photoalbum: refresh over index page throws error

  • RF-13722 - Document CDK Maven Changes for 4.5

  • RF-13747 - a4j:commandLink does not have a default event name

  • RF-13781 - Enable RichFaces to be built with the jdk6

  • RF-13783 - Placeholder: attribute styleClass doesn’t work inside inplace input and inplace select

  • RF-13787 - Push with EAP 6.3 not using WebSockets

  • RF-13790 - Showcase - dataTable Styling example - broken styling after built in sorting/filtering is enabled

  • RF-13791 - Push in Showcase with EAP 6.2

  • RF-13794 - FileUpload serverError on upload on Wildfly

  • RF-13795 - RichFaces build is broken when running integration with release profile

  • RF-13798 - Showcase: select sample is not working [myfaces]

  • RF-13803 - Push on Tomcat 8: Unable to load current conversations from the associated request

  • RF-13804 - rich:select selectFirst attribute not working

  • RF-13814 - Photoalbum cannot be deployed to EAP

  • RF-13817 - Both the Component Reference are missing the Revision History appendices

Component Upgrade


  • RF-12674 - Write framework tests for Autocomplete tokenizing feature

  • RF-13056 - Showcase - delete unused configuration for GAE

  • RF-13796 - Chart component - documentation improvement

Feature Request

  • RF-8701 - dataScroller: add facets support for customizations

  • RF-13797 - Integration tests - enable HTTPS testing on Wildfly

  • RF-13807 - Add a an autocomplete sample for the select component to the showcase


  • RF-13765 - EDT: meta-components @footer, @header and @body are not documented

  • RF-13800 - docs: rich:select: add information about autocomplete functionality

Next steps

Work on RichFaces 4.5.0.CR1 is currently underway. Look for this first CR release to follow in the next week or two.