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Need help connecting jButton to jText using Forte

Daryl Jonescheit

Joined: Jan 09, 2002
Posts: 4
Ok, here's what I want to happen in my Swing Applet.
I have a jButton called makeConnectionButton.
I have a jText called makeConnectionText.
I have a method in a different class called makeConnection.
When I click the button, I want it to call the method makeConnection and return output to makeConnectionText.
Sounds simple, but for some reason I'm befuddled.
I was able to get my clear button to clear the text from all of the text components by changing the property of text to "". Is this appropriate or should I have used a method to do it.
Any help would be greatly appreciated..
[ February 08, 2002: Message edited by: Daryl Jonescheit ]
jason adam
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Joined: May 08, 2001
Posts: 1932
Since this sounds more like a Swing/AWT question and not an IDE issue, I'm moving it to that forum where it will be better addressed.
Personally, that's the way I always get my text fields to clear. Make a method called clearFields() that's called when you press the clear button.
Gregg Bolinger
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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What I would do is return an Object back from your makeConnection() method. For instance, if you just wanted to return a String do this:

Then your makeConnection() method would look something like this.

As far as clearing your textFields, that is the method I always use.
Hope that helps.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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