Override a method from a Primefaces specific widget

I want to overwrite a function of Primefaces datatable component. According to this question: How do I find and/or override JavaScript in Primefaces component based on widgetVar? it is possible by using PrimeFaces.widget.DataTable.prototype.. But I want to override this function for one datatable only, not for all.

This does not work:

<p:dataTable widgetVar="myTable" ...>
<script type="text/javascript">
           if (PF('myTable') !== undefined) {
                     showCellEditor: function (c) {
                         console.log('my function');

Is this how it is supposed to be done or am I completely wrong?



Tested with one of my tables:

PF('myTable').showCellEditor = function() {
    console.log('my function')

Don't forget to call the generic implementation if you need to:

PF('myTable').showCellEditor = function() {
    console.log('my function')
    // call the generic implementation:

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