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JTableHeader not showing

marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

This is my first experience using a JTable, and I'm using a DefaultTableModel. What do I need to do to get the header to show?

In the test code below, I've gotten to the point of setting the header value (I think), but I'm stuck after that. I'm sure this is something simple, but I'm missing it.

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Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19973

If I'm not mistaken, you only get the column headings if your JTable is in a JScrollPane. Yours isn't, it's in a JPanel that's in the JScrollPane. The intermediate panel looks unnecessary to me.
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Sure enough, that seems to be it! Thanks for the help.

I broke this out of a much larger piece of code to isolate the problem, and there are a still some unnecessary pieces here. I see I was headed down the wrong path with the code I had in bold.
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