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size of JComboBox
Joined: Jan 03, 2005
Mar 24, 2005 23:29:00
hi i am having a JComboBox to display a list of items. when i add an item which is short in length
JComboBox cmb=new JComboBox();
cmb.addItem("this is ajay");//length of the
the combo box is small in size .
when i add an String which is large in length
cmb.addItem("this is a big string and the size of the combo is big");
the size of the combobox increaces .
since i have used
the size of the frame also increaces .
At any point of time i want the size of the combobox to remain same.
Is there any solution for this pblm?
help me plz.
Joined: Aug 20, 2004
Mar 25, 2005 15:37:00
You should use setPreferredSize instead of calling setSize, as long as the container is using a LayoutManager. Try the following code.
jComboBox1.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(120, 25));
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