A user asked how to get rid of the spin buttons if the InputNumberSpinbox is used in an af:query component?
Whenever you have a number attribute in a VO and use it in a view criteria which you then use to show an af:query using this view criteria, the af:query uses an af:inputNumberSpinBox in the query panel to allow the user to enter values. The problem is, that you can’t control how the components rendered inside an af:query is rendered. There are no properties you can change which are available if you use the same component directly.
Using the af:inputNumberSpinBox in the af:query has the same advantage as I mentioned in the original post.
And the same disadvantage too. In most cases, you don’t want or need the up/down buttons to select a number. Well, this can be done by adding the same style class we added to the af:numberInputSpinBox to the af:query component. The result can be seen in the below image
And we get the same behavior inside the af:query component too.
The reason this works is, that the af:query uses an af:inputNumberSpinBox in the query panel. The skin selector we used in the skin file works for the af:numberInputSpinBox too.
As you see, if you select the af:query in the skin file and hover over the spin button, it tells you which selector is used. This is the same selector we use in our skin file
I added another sample which I extended from the original one build with JDeveloper 188.8.131.52.0. This sample uses the HR DB schema and can be downloaded from GitHub BlogInputSpinBoxWithoutSpinV2