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kelly devon
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Joined: Apr 15, 2004
Posts: 75
i am writing a program whereby i'll have twoo text fields
and once i enter a text in one text field, i want it to display in the other textfield without me clicking on any buttons, the only button there will be
the exit the textvaluechanged method of the textfield, how do i get it to return true if there is something written in the textfield?
help pls this textListener is kinda new to me. how do use the actionlis
tener with getting a value in the JTexxfield or know when something has been typed in the field?

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9048

If you want the text to appear in both fields as it is being typed, you will want a Key Listener. Text Listener informs you that a field has been changed once the change is complete. Take a look at the Java Tutorial chapter on How to Write a Key Listener for examples.

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satya kalyani

Joined: Jan 07, 2005
Posts: 2
get document of first textfield and set it as the document to the second textfield, something similar to the code below

JTextField text1 = new JTextField("Test");
JTextField text2 = new JTextField();
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