Annotation Type ActivationRequestParameter
@Target(FIELD) @Retention(RUNTIME) @Documented @UseWith(PAGE) public @interface ActivationRequestParameterMarks a field of a page (not a component) as persistent within the URL, as with a page activation context. The field is mapped to a query parameter. When component event or page render links are generated for the page, additional values will be added to the
EventConstants.DECORATE_PAGE_RENDER_LINKevents). The field may be of any type; a
ValueEncoderSource) will be used to convert between client-side and server-side representations. Null values are not added as query parameters (just non-null). When a page is activated, the mapped fields will receive their values before an activate event handler method is invoked. This annotation is an alternative to
Persist. Fields annotated with ActivationRequestParameter are not considered persistent (its a process parallel to the one related to the
ComponentResources.discardPersistentFieldChanges()will not affect annotated fields, only assigning them back to null will.