Application Techniques

Using the JList Control

How to use the JList Swing control on a form.

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Java Client Techniques> Version 3 Swing-based controls


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See the chapter on the Form Designer in the Tools Guide

Getting the string and int values of a selected row   Top of page

The following code uses the getItemAt() and getSelectedIndex() methods to get the String value of a selected row in the JList listEmployees, then uses setText() to display it in the text field fldRowText. Then the code uses getValue() to get the row index value as a String and displays in fldRowValue.

This code is from the actionPerformed event of listEmplolyees:

  // Get the display text value of the selected row and display  
  // this in fldRowText 
  // Get the value and display it in fldRowValue 

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