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Greg Walker

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When dumping stuff into a text area how do you set up the side scroll bar so you can move up and down the text area to view info?
Deepak Bala

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Instantiate the scrollPane and add it to the textarea. Now add this scrollpane to your JPanel.

The link shows you how.

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Gregg Bolinger
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Originally posted by John Meyers:
Instantiate the scrollPane and add it to the textarea.

Technically, you add the JTextArea as a child of the JScrollPane.

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