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can the state of a checkbox be saved

Tris Rabar
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 72
Hi,
Is it possible to save the state of a checkbox?
I am trying to save a tree view that contains checkboxes at the nodes, and need to save which values/nodes are selected. Can I do this? If so,
how's it done?
Thanks...


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Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
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Couple of ideas:
Have you looked into Serialization (also Object Serialization)?
And just to keep track of a few checkboxes, perhaps you could write a simple text file when you close the program, then read the text file when you start the program.
Good Luck.


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Paul Stevens
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Joined: May 17, 2001
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Or maybe a properties file.
 
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