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JTables and JScolPanes

malcolm bailey

Joined: Aug 10, 2001
Posts: 22
I have a JTable with 5 columns. I want to restrict the size of the first 4 columns (done) and have the last one expand to fit the data in it, but I want the viewable area to remain the same and a horizontal scrollbar to appear at the bottom so that I can scroll along to look at the data in the last column. The table is updated regularly by the user. Can anyone help me with this??
Paul Stevens
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Joined: May 17, 2001
Posts: 2823
Set the width ( setMinimumWidth() ) on the column which you can get with table.getColumnModel().getColumn(column number). You may need to set the preferred width as well. And make sure you set resizing off table.setAutoResizeMode(JTable.AUTO_RESIZE_OFF)
[This message has been edited by Paul Stevens (edited August 10, 2001).]
malcolm bailey

Joined: Aug 10, 2001
Posts: 22
Cheers Paul,
How about dynamically resizing the last column...?
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