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How to print my table (send to printer)?

Chris Ben
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Joined: Jan 15, 2001
Posts: 135
Hi,
I have a table in a scroll pane and would like to print out the contents by adding a 'print' feature in the menu bar. Can anyone tell me which class in java api will help me do the printing by the default printer?
Thanks
Chris
john mattucci
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Joined: Nov 03, 2000
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go to : http://developer.java.sun.com/developer/onlineTraining/Programming/JDCBook/advprint.html
its a good place to start, but the example only works if all fields in the table are populated so u will need to play with the code
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Chris Ben
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Joined: Jan 15, 2001
Posts: 135
Hi John,
Thank you so much. Your information save me a lot of time and I only need to add two lines to make my case work.
Have a nice day
Chris
Shaz Ali
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Joined: Sep 08, 2001
Posts: 5
Originally posted by Chris Ben:
Hi John,
Thank you so much. Your information save me a lot of time and I only need to add two lines to make my case work.
Have a nice day
Chris

Hi
Chris can u pls write those lines for me...
because its working fine only for JTable,but if i m printing whole JPanel its giving error printing........
Chris Ben
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Joined: Jan 15, 2001
Posts: 135
Sorry for responding so late. What I need to do is to print the table only, though it is in the scroll panel, I do not care about the part other than the contents of the table.
Check report.java in that website, I almost directly copy its codes for printing with my own TableModel written before.
good luck
Chris
 
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