DataTable - Table State - since v6.0.10

TableState feature enables DataTable to maintain its state across pages by setting multiViewState attribute to true. In this demo, manipulate table with pagination, sorting, filtering and selection, then visit another page and then come back to this page. DataTable state should remain as you've left it.

Search all fields:
IdYearBrand
Color
c2c7f3561977VolvoMaroon
04d9c2e41975HondaSilver
0988f8292002RenaultGreen
4ce5b36f1986HondaOrange
d719d6541979VolkswagenRed
4748f64d2000BMWMaroon
668ab0be1986VolkswagenBlue
8449a3911983AudiBrown
3632f4551964FordWhite
f034a0151989HondaYellow
Car Info
<h:form>
    <p:dataTable id="tableStateDT" var="car" value="#{dtTableStateView.cars}" widgetVar="carsTable" multiViewState="true"
                 rows="10" paginator="true"
                 paginatorTemplate="{CurrentPageReport} {FirstPageLink} {PreviousPageLink} {PageLinks} {NextPageLink} {LastPageLink} {RowsPerPageDropdown}"
                 rowsPerPageTemplate="5,10,15"
                 selectionMode="single" selection="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" rowKey="#{car.id}"
                 emptyMessage="No cars found with given criteria" filteredValue="#{dtTableStateView.filteredCars}">

        <f:facet name="header">
            <p:outputPanel>
                <h:outputText value="Search all fields:" />
                <p:inputText id="globalFilter" onkeyup="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:150px" placeholder="Enter keyword"/>
            </p:outputPanel>
        </f:facet>

        <p:ajax event="rowSelect" update=":form:carDetail" oncomplete="PF('carDialog').show()" />

        <p:column headerText="Id" filterBy="#{car.id}" sortBy="#{car.id}" filterMatchMode="contains">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.id}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Year" filterBy="#{car.year}" sortBy="#{car.year}" filterMatchMode="startsWith">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.year}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Brand" filterBy="#{car.brand}" sortBy="#{car.brand}" filterMatchMode="exact">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectOneMenu onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:100px;" >
                    <f:selectItem itemLabel="Select One" itemValue="#{null}" noSelectionOption="true" />
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.brands}" />
                </p:selectOneMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.brand}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Color" filterBy="#{car.color}" sortBy="#{car.color}" filterMatchMode="in">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectCheckboxMenu label="Colors" onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:80px;" panelStyle="width:125px" scrollHeight="150">
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.colors}" />
                </p:selectCheckboxMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.color}" />
        </p:column>
    </p:dataTable>

    <p:dialog header="Car Info" widgetVar="carDialog" modal="true" showEffect="fade" hideEffect="fade" resizable="false">
        <p:outputPanel id="carDetail" style="text-align:center;">
            <p:panelGrid  columns="2" rendered="#{not empty dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" columnClasses="label,value">
                <f:facet name="header">
                    <p:graphicImage name="demo/images/car/#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}-big.gif"/> 
                </f:facet>

                <h:outputText value="Id:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.id}" />

                <h:outputText value="Year" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.year}" />

                <h:outputText value="Brand" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}" />

                <h:outputText value="Color:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}" style="color:#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}"/>
            </p:panelGrid>
        </p:outputPanel>
    </p:dialog>
</h:form>