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JComboBox with Vector

Guy Shahar

Joined: Dec 23, 2005
Posts: 22
I am trying to make a drop-down JComboBox with its options taken from a Vector. The problem is that when I add a new String to the Vector, the JComboBox becomes empty rather than displaying the updated options.

I had the same problem with a JList, but for this I was able to substitute a DefaultListModel for a Vector and it worked fine. Unfortunately, this option does not seem to be available for a JComboBox.

Can anybody help???
Michael Dunn
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 4632
seems to work OK like this

Guy Shahar

Joined: Dec 23, 2005
Posts: 22
Thanks Michael. I have messed around a bit and found a way to make it work (not sure how).
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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