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Question about doClick( )

Hussein Baghdadi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2003
Posts: 3479

Hey ranchers.
I have read the following about doClick( ) method :
Programmatically perform a "click". This does the same thing as if the user had pressed and released the button
does that mean that I can use doClick( ) instead of :
button.addActionListener(new ActionListener( )) approach ?
Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
Posts: 1535
The doClick methods in the AbstractButton api are a way to programmatically generate an ActionEvent from a JButton. The JButton still needs an ActionListener to receive the event that is generated.
I agree. Here's the link:
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