Defining Navigation Rules
This feature is supported in the Ultimate edition only.
Navigation diagrams provide additional support for managing the rules of navigation between the pages of your application. In certain cases, they are a useful alternative to editing the contents of
faces-config.xml open in the editor, use the Navigation tab to view and draw the diagram. Your drawing is automatically synchronized with the contents of
faces-config.xml (and vice versa).
For detailed information about the available controls and context menu commands, see Diagram Toolbar and Context Menu.
Using the navigation diagram to create the navigation rules
faces-config.xmlin the editor.
- Click the Navigation tab.
- Drag the required pages (one by one) from the Project Tool Window onto the Navigation tab.
- Use the mouse to draw the navigation lines between the pages. As a result, the corresponding navigation rules are created. (Switch onto the Text tab to see those rules.)