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JTable Cell and Tab Problem[jdk1.3 ]

vinaya kumar
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Joined: Jan 20, 2002
Posts: 70
Hello All,
I want to transfer focus to next component from a table with one column, i add one value to row
then i press tab.
I expected the focus to shift to next component,
but nothing happened, the cell got selected and then when i pressed tab again, row got selected
and then now for the third time i pressed tab
the focus shifts to the next component.
is this problem with jdk1.3.1_01 , how to fix this.
Michael Morris
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Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
What is happening is the default behavior for a JTable. I think this will solve your problem but I'm not totally sure.
There is a method with the following signature which is inherited from JComponent:
public boolean isFocusTraversable()
This usually returns false but is overridden in JTable to return true.
I would try subclassing JTable and overriding the above method and have it return false and see if that works.
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vinaya kumar
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Joined: Jan 20, 2002
Posts: 70
Thanks Michael,
Problems sounds to be have fixed.
Now i finding one more problem,
my next component is a panel in which is one more table, so now my focus should be on Row 0,column 0.
Should there be a focus listener on the table,which on getting focus says editCell(0,0)
vinaya
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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