Hi, I'm using a non-editable TextArea and I need to delete the last character appended, I've tried using get/setCaretPosition, but the cursor in the TextArea is always located at 0. The only input I have used for the TextArea is: textarea.append(string) Hope someone can help.. Thanks
ok. lets see, i thought of these two ways although there may be better ones: 1) if you have a TextArea (AWT) you can use the method getText() to get all the text in the TextArea as a String, and then use String methods to delete the last char and set back the text in the text area using setText(String x); 2) if its JTextArea (SWING) then you can get the document using the function getDocument(). then activate this function on the Documnet: getEndPosition() which return an object of Position. use the fucntion getOffSet to get the int offest for the documnet and then ! (finally ) append the new text at the offset position -1 .
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