File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Swing / AWT / SWT and the fly likes Displaying Long String in JTextField..(Urgent) Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Swing / AWT / SWT
Bookmark "Displaying Long String in JTextField..(Urgent)" Watch "Displaying Long String in JTextField..(Urgent)" New topic
Author

Displaying Long String in JTextField..(Urgent)

nitin goswami
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 25
Hi all,
Whenever I enter long text in JTextField it truncates characters from left and displays the right most characters only. Is there any way to change the order of displaying the text in order from LEFT to RIGHT instead of RIGHT to LEFT.

Kindly provide your valuable comments !!!
Thanks and regards...
Michael Dunn
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
are you talking about as you enter text? seems a silly requirement
to have text go 'out-of-sight' on the right, so you can't see what
you've typed.

or is it a paste action you want to have the initial characters shown?
if so, something like this

nitin goswami
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 25
Thanks for replying!!!
I was talking about the case when we type a long string in JTextField or when we set text using JTextField.setText("Long String") method....
Only the left most characters get visible.I have a requirment that in such case i want to see the text from the start,it should truncate from the right end.
thanks
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: Displaying Long String in JTextField..(Urgent)