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Making a JComboBox uneditable

Patrick Mugabe
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Joined: Jan 08, 2002
Posts: 132
How can I make a JComboBox unEditable, I only know of setting a TextField to be uneditable by using setEditable(false).
Tamizh Selvan

Joined: Oct 10, 2003
Posts: 15
u can make ur jcombobox uneditable by calling its setEnabled(false).
Gregg Bolinger
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A JComboBox is unEditable by default. You can make it editable with the setEditable(boolean) command. If you are talking about enabled or disabled you can set that by the setEnabled(boolean) method. Setting a JComboBox enabled(false) will not allow the drop down to be activated. Editing means you can type in your own text into the text field of the Combo Box.

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