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Val Dra
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Joined: Jan 26, 2001
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Hi i have placed a JButton and JTextField into a JMenuItem now when the menu expands i see both of them. The problem is when i hit the button i'd like the JMenu to close, does anyone knows how to force it to colapse ?

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Manfred Leonhardt
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Joined: Jan 09, 2001
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Hi Val,
Have you looked into the setPopupMenuVisible method? It might be just the thing ...
Val Dra
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How will i close the popup as well ? The way regular popups work when you hit an item on it it closes or you can just click else where on your frame . With my button being placed into JMenuItem with textfield hitting the JButton will not close the menu , i though of transfering the focus to someother component but it failed. I might have to redesign my approach.
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