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ICEfaces 1.8 by Rainer Eschen

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Collapsible panel

Space is an important design aspect with web applications. So, a component that allows hiding certain content on a web page during runtime is of a great help. The collapsible panel is one such component.

Besides the hiding of content, collapsible panels are also a means to visually group components. In a lot of cases, it is useful that we group something and also hide it.

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If you combine these design ideas with a session-spanning persistence of the hiding state, you get a self-managed user interface behavior.

The ICEcube sample page for the collapsible panel looks like this:

Collapsible panel

The screenshot shows two panels, both in a closed state. ...

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