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ICEfaces 1.8 by Rainer Eschen

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Chapter 4. Components for Navigation and Layout

This chapter and those that follow describe important ICEfaces components in a compact manner. We start with the most important navigation and layout components here—those that allow us to define the common behavior of a web application and its layout structure.

Static pull-down menu

The most important navigation component in desktop applications is the pull-down menu. It groups the functional areas of an application to give a compact overview. The main menu entries are the navigational starting points. So, their labels have to be selected with care. One or two words have to describe what is behind the menu. The labels should be taken from the customer's domain. Their meaning should be clear and should ...

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