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JTextField problem

Don Bosco
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Joined: Oct 31, 2002
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Hi,
In my swing interface I have a jtextfield where user can give his input. how do i do this?
i tried setEditable(true). but it is not working. i'm executing this on solaris. is it necessary to add a listener to jtextfield for getting input from user?
any help on this?


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Paul Stevens
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Need more information. What isn't working? The user can't type in the field? You can't get the informatin out?
Mandar Puranik
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Joined: Jan 08, 2003
Posts: 35
Hi Don,
You will have to add an actionListener to an button, say "OK" button.
And on its clicked event, you will have to do a .getText method for that textfield.
You can refer my post "How to validate text field". I had a problem of validating the input in the textfield. It isnt solved still.
But in that post you will get the corresponding code, which I think might help you.
Let us know how it goes.
Thanks
Mandar


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Don Bosco
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Joined: Oct 31, 2002
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Hi Paul,
the problem is - user cannot type in the textfield. i used setEditable(true). but still i cannot see the cursor in the textfield.

Paul Stevens
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Post your code. There has to be something simple causing this. You aren't putting it on a disabled component are you?
Don Bosco
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Joined: Oct 31, 2002
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Paul,
you are right. I was using these two lines for my JFrame.
setFocusCycleRoot(false);
setFocusableWindowState(false);
Got it now. Thanks Dude.
Paul Stevens
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I thought it had to be something like that.
 
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