You can add a converter to your Web application. A converter is
used in the conversion model, each component can be associated with
server-side model object data. The component data can have two views,
model and presentation, and the data can be converted between the model
view and the presentation view. For example, use a converter to have the
output be object to string and the input be string to object.
To add a converter:
Select faces-config.xml in the Project Explorer of the J2EE perspective.
The JSF Application Configuration editor opens.
Select the Component tab of the
Expand the Converters section.
A list of defined converters displays..
A new converter is added to the Converters list
(Optional) Change the default converter name to a unique,
descriptive name in the Display name field
of the General section.
(Optional) Type a description in the Description
Do one of the following:
Click Browse and select a Converter Class.
Click Add in the Attributes section to add an attribute.
Click Add in the Properties section to add a property.
Faces Config Editor