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Truoble with recognised custom event handler class?

andrew beales
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 04, 2002
Posts: 15
Hi I am doing my project re-engineering some code I am practically a java beginner.I find that my call to my Buttonhandler class + ComboBoxHandler class doesn`t compile.Where`s my trouble?
I have line like this in methods to a class
btInsert.addActionListener(new ButtonHandler ());
in methods to a class
class ButtonHandler implements ActionListener{
public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
Do I need to instantiate the class in main How?
Do I need to create object reference of Handler class? How?
Thanks
Michael Morris
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
Hi Andrew,
Welcome to JavaRanch. You probably need to show us some code and the list the error that the compiler is giving you. That way we might be able to guide you.


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andrew beales
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 04, 2002
Posts: 15
My Errors are appearing at call to a customer handler class.At the end of each panel there are components said to listen for event and send to my handler classes
cbName1.addItemListener(new ComboBoxHandler());
"Addressbook.java": Error #: 300 : class ComboBoxHandler not found in class Addressbook at line 542, column 31
How do I make these recognisable when asked to make reference to class in these events.
Should I make a seperate file for the all the handling of events on tab forms listened for.And create get methods for each field?
And Seperate file for data actions.
Thanks!!

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
import java.sql.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.util.Date;
import java.text.NumberFormat;
public class Addressbook extends JFrame{
// Define constant variables
final static String driver = "sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver";
final static String url = "jdbc dbc:addBKTAFE";
final static String login = "LOG-IN";
final static String tab_login = "Log-in";
final static String tab1 = "INQUIRE Personnel Details";
final static String tab2 = "UPDATE/DELETE Personnel Details";
final static String tab3 = "INSERT Personnel Details";
final static String insert = "SAVE RECORD";
final static String update = "UPDATE RECORD";
final static String delete = "DELETE RECORD";
final static String inquire = "INQUIRE RECORD";
final static String clear = " CLEAR ";
final static String relogin = "Log-in failed! Please relog-in!";
final static String norecfound = "No Record Found!";
final static String recinserted = "Record Inserted!";
final static String recupdated = "Record Updated!";
final static String recdeleted = "Record Deleted!";
final static String numericerror = "Age should be numeric!";
final static String information = "INFORMATION";
final static String error = "ERROR";
final static String genexception = "GENERAL EXCEPTION";
final static String sqlexception = "SQL EXCEPTION";
final static String confdelete = "CONFIRM DELETE";
final static String slash = "/";
final static String table1 = "persons";
final static String table2 = "Addresses";
// Events events = new Events(this);
// Define variablesfor general use
String sql = ""; // Used to store sql statements
int pane_number = 0; // Used to indicate what screen needs to be processed
// like resetting input fields and comboboxes
boolean abort = false;// Used to indicate if error found to avoid further
// processing/validations
// Define container, panels and tabbedpane
Container cntr = getContentPane();
JTabbedPane tpane = new JTabbedPane();
JPanel cbpanel1 , cbpanel2 , cbpanel3,
panel1 , panel2 , panel3;
// Setup constraints and type of layout
GridBagConstraints constraints = new GridBagConstraints();
GridBagConstraints constraints1 = new GridBagConstraints();
GridBagConstraints constraints2 = new GridBagConstraints();
GridBagConstraints constraints3 = new GridBagConstraints();
GridBagLayout layout = new GridBagLayout ();
// Define fonts to be used
Font labelFont = new Font("Arial",Font.PLAIN,12);
Font buttonFont = new Font("Arial",Font.BOLD,13);
// Define labels
JLabel lbUser = new JLabel("Enter User ID: " );
JLabel lbPassword = new JLabel("Enter Password: ");
JLabel lbSelectName = new JLabel("Search Name: " );
JLabel lbFirstName = new JLabel("First Name: " );
JLabel lbLastName = new JLabel("Last Name: " );
JLabel lbAddress = new JLabel("Address: " );
JLabel lbCity = new JLabel("City" );
JLabel lbState = new JLabel("State: " );
JLabel lbPostcode = new JLabel("Postcode" );
JLabel lbCountry = new JLabel("Country" );
JLabel lbEmailAddress = new JLabel("Email Address: " );
JLabel lbHomeNumber = new JLabel("Home Phone No.: " );
JLabel lbFaxNumber = new JLabel("Fax No.: " );

// Define combo boxes in third screen (insert pane)
JComboBox cbName1 = new JComboBox();
JComboBox cbPersonId1 = new JComboBox();
// Define combo boxes in second (update/delete pane)
JComboBox cbName2 = new JComboBox();
JComboBox cbPersonId2 = new JComboBox();

// Define buttons, text fields and password field
JButton btLogin = new JButton (login );
JButton btInsert = new JButton (insert );
JButton btUpdate = new JButton (update );
JButton btDelete = new JButton (delete );
JButton btInquire = new JButton (inquire);
JButton btClear = new JButton (clear );
JPasswordField jpPassword = new JPasswordField(10 );
JTextField tfUser = new JTextField("",10 );
// Inquiry fields on first screen (inquiry pane)
JTextField tfFirstName1 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfLastName1 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfAddress1 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCity1 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfState1 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfPostcode1 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCountry1 = new JTextField("",15 );
JTextField tfEmailAddress1 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfHomeNumber1 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfFaxNumber1 = new JTextField("",15 );
// Input fields on second screen (update/delete pane)
JTextField tfFirstName2 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfLastName2 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfAddress2 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCity2 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfState2 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfPostcode2 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCountry2 = new JTextField("",15 );
JTextField tfEmailAddress2 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfHomeNumber2 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfFaxNumber2 = new JTextField("",15 );

// Input fields on third screen (insert pane)
JTextField tfFirstName3 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfLastName3 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfAddress3 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCity3 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfState3 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfPostcode3 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfCountry3 = new JTextField("",15 );
JTextField tfEmailAddress3 = new JTextField("",30);
JTextField tfHomeNumber3 = new JTextField("",15);
JTextField tfFaxNumber3 = new JTextField("",15 );
//------------------------------------------------------------------------------>>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//-----------------------Start Addressbook()------------------------------------>>>
Addressbook(){

}
// define listener after adding items to CB to avoid triggering it
//cbName1.addItemListener(new ItemListener());
// public void itemStateChanged(ItemEvent e){
//--------------------------END Addressbook constructor------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//------------------------------------------------------------------------------>>>
//------------------------------------------------------------------------------>>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start setupLoginPanel()----------------------------------->>>
// Setup the login screen
public void setupLoginPanel(){
// set application title
setTitle("Address Book Application");
// center screen
setLocation((Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getScreenSize().width
- getWidth())/2,
(Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getScreenSize().height
- getHeight())/2);
panel1 = new JPanel();
// set screen border
panel1.setBorder(BorderFactory.createTitledBorder(
BorderFactory.createEtchedBorder(),""));
// add tabbedpane to panel
tpane.addTab(tab_login, panel1);
// add panel to container
cntr.add(tpane);
// setup layout as GridBagLayout
constraints.insets = new Insets(2,2,2,2);
panel1.setLayout(layout);
// setup User ID label in display area
lbUser.setFont(labelFont);
constraints.ipadx = 2;
constraints.ipady = 2;
constraints.gridx = 0;
constraints.gridy = 0;
constraints.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbUser, constraints);
panel1.add(lbUser);
// setup User ID input field in display area
tfUser.setFont(labelFont);
constraints.ipadx = 2;
constraints.ipady = 2;
constraints.gridx = 1;
constraints.gridy = 0;
constraints.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(tfUser, constraints);
panel1.add(tfUser);
// setup Password label in display area
lbPassword.setFont(labelFont);
constraints.ipadx = 2;
constraints.ipady = 2;
constraints.gridx = 0;
constraints.gridy = 1;
constraints.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbPassword, constraints);
panel1.add(lbPassword);
// setup Password input field in display area
jpPassword.setEchoChar('*');
constraints.ipadx = 2;
constraints.ipady = 2;
constraints.gridx = 1;
constraints.gridy = 1;
layout.setConstraints(jpPassword, constraints);
panel1.add(jpPassword);
// setup Login button in display area
btLogin.setFont(buttonFont);
constraints.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints.gridy = 3;
constraints.gridx = 1;
layout.setConstraints(btLogin, constraints);
panel1.add(btLogin);
// setup login button listener
btLogin.addActionListener(new ButtonHandler());
// allow ALT L to press login button
btLogin.setMnemonic('l');
}
//--------------------End setupLoginPanel()------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start login()--------------------------------------------->>>
// Validate user input from the login screen based on information from login
// table (note: manually create/update your login from table LOGIN).
public void login(){
String user = tfUser.getText();
user = user.trim();
char[] pw = jpPassword.getPassword();
String password = new String(pw).trim();
sql = "SELECT * FROM login WHERE user='"+
user+"' AND password='"+password+"'";
try{
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
}catch(java.lang.ClassNotFoundException ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,ex.getMessage(), error ,
JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE);
}
try{
// setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
// execute sql statement
stmt.execute(sql);
ResultSet rs = stmt.getResultSet();
boolean recordfound = rs.next();
if (recordfound){
tpane.removeTabAt(0);
showPane1();
showPane2();
showPane3();
}
else{
// username/password invalid
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,relogin, error,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
//clear login and password fields
tfUser.setText ("");
jpPassword.setText("");
}
conn.close();
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,ex.getMessage(), genexception,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End login()----------------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start showPane1()----------------------------------------->>>
// Setup screen 1(inquiry pane) including labels, input fields, comboboxes.
// Table PERSONS is read to list inquiry parameters.
void showPane1(){
panel1 = new JPanel();
cbpanel1 = new JPanel();
// set screen border
panel1.setBorder(BorderFactory.createTitledBorder(
BorderFactory.createEtchedBorder(),""));
// add tabbedpane to panel
tpane.addTab(tab1, panel1);
// setup layout as GridBagLayout
constraints1.insets = new Insets(2,2,2,2);
panel1.setLayout (layout);
cbpanel1.setLayout (layout);
// setup Name combobox label
lbSelectName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 0;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbSelectName, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbSelectName);
// setup Name combobox as search key
cbName1.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.ipady = 10;
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 0;
constraints1.gridwidth = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints1.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(cbName1, constraints1);
panel1.add (cbName1);
// setup search combobox (Name and corresponding key)
cbName1.addItem ("Choose one:");
cbPersonId1.addItem("0");
// setup First Name label in display area
lbFirstName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 1;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints1.fill = GridBagConstraints.NONE;
constraints1.gridwidth = 1;
layout.setConstraints(lbFirstName, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbFirstName);
// setup First Name input field in display area
tfFirstName1.setFont(labelFont);
tfFirstName1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 1;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFirstName1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfFirstName1);
// setup Last Name label in display area
lbLastName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 2;
constraints1.gridy = 1;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints1.fill = GridBagConstraints.NONE;
layout.setConstraints(lbLastName, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbLastName);
// setup Last Name input field in display area
tfLastName1.setFont(labelFont);
tfLastName1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 3;
constraints1.gridy = 1;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfLastName1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfLastName1);
// setup Address label in display area
lbAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 2;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbAddress, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbAddress);
// setup Address input field in display area
tfAddress1.setFont(labelFont);
tfAddress1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 2;
constraints1.gridwidth = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints1.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(tfAddress1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfAddress1);
// setup City label in display area
lbCity.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCity, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbCity);
// setup City input field in display area
tfCity1.setFont(labelFont);
tfCity1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCity1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfCity1);
// setup State label in display area
lbState.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 2;
constraints1.gridy = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbState, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbState);
// setup State input field in display area
tfState1.setFont(labelFont);
tfState1.setEnabled(false);
constraints1.gridx = 3;
constraints1.gridy = 3;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfState1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfState1);
// indicate inquiry pane
pane_number = 1;
// setup Address label in display area
lbPostcode.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 4;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbPostcode, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbPostcode);
// setup Address input field in display area
tfPostcode1.setFont(labelFont);
tfPostcode1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 4;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfPostcode1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfPostcode1);
// setup Country label in display area
lbCountry.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 2;
constraints1.gridy = 4;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCountry, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbCountry);
// setup Country input field in display area
tfCountry1.setFont(labelFont);
tfCountry1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 3;
constraints1.gridy = 4;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCountry1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfCountry1);
// setup Email Address label in display area
lbEmailAddress = new JLabel ("Email Address:");
lbEmailAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 5;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbEmailAddress, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbEmailAddress);
// setup Email Address input field in display area
tfEmailAddress1.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 5;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfEmailAddress1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfEmailAddress1);
// setup Home Phone Number label in display area
lbHomeNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 2;
constraints1.gridy = 5;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbHomeNumber, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbHomeNumber);
// setup Home Phone Number input field in display area
tfHomeNumber1.setFont(labelFont);
tfHomeNumber1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 3;
constraints1.gridy = 5;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfHomeNumber1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfHomeNumber1);
// setup Fax Number label in display area
lbFaxNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints1.gridx = 0;
constraints1.gridy = 6;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbFaxNumber, constraints1);
panel1.add(lbFaxNumber);
// setup Fax Number input field in display area
tfFaxNumber1.setFont(labelFont);
tfFaxNumber1.setEditable(false);
constraints1.gridx = 1;
constraints1.gridy = 6;
constraints1.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFaxNumber1, constraints1);
panel1.add(tfFaxNumber1);
// read table get the list of names in CB search key
accessDBInit();
// define listener after adding items to CB to avoid triggering it
cbName1.addItemListener(new ComboBoxHandler());
}
//--------------------End showPane1()------------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start showPane2()----------------------------------------->>>
// Setup screen 2(update and delete pane) including labels, input fields,
// comboboxes, and buttons. Table PERSONS is read to list inquiry parameters.
void showPane2(){
panel2 = new JPanel();
cbpanel2 = new JPanel();
labelFont = new Font("Arial",Font.PLAIN,12);
buttonFont = new Font("Arial",Font.BOLD,12);

// set screen border
panel2.setBorder(BorderFactory.createTitledBorder(
BorderFactory.createEtchedBorder(),""));
// add tabbedpane to panel
tpane.addTab(tab2, panel2);
// setup layout as GridBagLayout
constraints2.insets = new Insets(2,2,2,2);
panel2.setLayout (layout);
cbpanel2.setLayout (layout);
// setup Name combobox label
lbSelectName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 0;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbSelectName, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbSelectName);
// setup Name combobox as search key
cbName2.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.ipady = 10;
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 0;
constraints2.gridwidth = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints2.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(cbName1, constraints2);
panel1.add (cbName1);
// setup search combobox (Name and corresponding key)
cbName1.addItem ("Choose one:");
cbPersonId1.addItem("0");
// setup First Name label in display area
lbFirstName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 1;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints2.fill = GridBagConstraints.NONE;
constraints2.gridwidth = 1;
layout.setConstraints(lbFirstName, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbFirstName);
// setup First Name input field in display area
tfFirstName2.setFont(labelFont);
tfFirstName2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 1;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFirstName2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfFirstName2);
// setup Last Name label in display area
lbLastName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 2;
constraints2.gridy = 1;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints2.fill = GridBagConstraints.NONE;
layout.setConstraints(lbLastName, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbLastName);
// setup Last Name input field in display area
tfLastName2.setFont(labelFont);
tfLastName2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 3;
constraints2.gridy = 1;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfLastName2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfLastName2);
// setup Address label in display area
lbAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 2;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbAddress, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbAddress);
// setup Address input field in display area
tfAddress2.setFont(labelFont);
tfAddress2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 2;
constraints2.gridwidth = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints2.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(tfAddress2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfAddress2);
// setup City label in display area
lbCity.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCity, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbCity);
// setup City input field in display area
tfCity2.setFont(labelFont);
tfCity2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCity2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfCity2);
// setup State label in display area
lbState.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 2;
constraints2.gridy = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbState, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbState);
// setup State input field in display area
tfState2.setFont(labelFont);
tfState2.setEnabled(false);
constraints2.gridx = 3;
constraints2.gridy = 3;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfState2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfState2);
// indicate inquiry pane
pane_number = 1;
// setup Address label in display area
lbPostcode.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 4;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbPostcode, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbPostcode);
// setup Address input field in display area
tfPostcode2.setFont(labelFont);
tfPostcode2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 4;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfPostcode2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfPostcode2);
// setup Country label in display area
lbCountry.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 2;
constraints2.gridy = 4;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCountry, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbCountry);
// setup Country input field in display area
tfCountry2.setFont(labelFont);
tfCountry2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 3;
constraints2.gridy = 4;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCountry2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfCountry2);
// setup Email Address label in display area
lbEmailAddress = new JLabel ("Email Address:");
lbEmailAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 5;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbEmailAddress, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbEmailAddress);
// setup Email Address input field in display area
tfEmailAddress2.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 5;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfEmailAddress2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfEmailAddress2);
// setup Home Phone Number label in display area
lbHomeNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 2;
constraints2.gridy = 5;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbHomeNumber, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbHomeNumber);
// setup Home Phone Number input field in display area
tfHomeNumber2.setFont(labelFont);
tfHomeNumber2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 3;
constraints2.gridy = 5;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfHomeNumber2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfHomeNumber2);
// setup Fax Number label in display area
lbFaxNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints2.gridx = 0;
constraints2.gridy = 6;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbFaxNumber, constraints2);
panel1.add(lbFaxNumber);
// setup Fax Number input field in display area
tfFaxNumber2.setFont(labelFont);
tfFaxNumber2.setEditable(false);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 6;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFaxNumber2, constraints2);
panel1.add(tfFaxNumber2);
// setup UPDATE button in display area
btUpdate.setFont(buttonFont);
constraints2.gridx = 3;
constraints2.gridy = 7;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(btUpdate, constraints2);
panel2.add(btUpdate);
// setup DELETE button in display area
btDelete.setFont(buttonFont);
constraints2.gridx = 1;
constraints2.gridy = 7;
constraints2.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(btDelete, constraints2);
panel2.add(btDelete);
btUpdate.addActionListener(new ButtonHandler());
btDelete.addActionListener(new ButtonHandler());
// allow ALT U to press update button
btUpdate.setMnemonic('u');
// allow ALT D to press delete button
btDelete.setMnemonic('d');
// read table get the list of names in combo box search key
accessDBInit();
// define listener after adding items to CB to avoid triggering it
cbName2.addItemListener(new ComboBoxHandler());
}
//--------------------End showPane2()------------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start showPane3()----------------------------------------->>>
// Setup screen 2(insert pane) including labels, input fields, comboboxes,
// and buttons.
void showPane3(){

panel3 = new JPanel();

// set screen border
panel3.setBorder(BorderFactory.createTitledBorder(
BorderFactory.createEtchedBorder(),""));
// add tabbedpane to panel
tpane.addTab(tab3, panel3);
// setup layout as GridBagLayout
constraints3.insets = new Insets(2,2,2,2);
panel3.setLayout (layout);
// setup First Name label in display area
JLabel lbFirstName = new JLabel("First Name:");
lbFirstName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 0;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbFirstName, constraints3);
panel3.add(lbFirstName);
// setup First Name input field in display area
tfFirstName3.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.ipady = 8; // adjust heigth of input field
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 0;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFirstName3, constraints3);
panel3.add(tfFirstName3);
// setup Last Name label in display area
lbLastName = new JLabel("Last Name: ");
lbLastName.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 2;
constraints3.gridy = 0;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbLastName, constraints3);
panel3.add(lbLastName);
// setup Last Name input field in display area
tfLastName3.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 3;
constraints3.gridy = 0;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfLastName3, constraints3);
panel3.add(tfLastName3);
// setup Middle Name label in display area
lbAddress = new JLabel("Address: ");
lbAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 1;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbAddress, constraints3);
panel3.add(lbAddress);
// setup Middle Name input field in display area
tfAddress3.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 1;
constraints3.gridwidth = 3;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
constraints3.fill = GridBagConstraints.HORIZONTAL;
layout.setConstraints(tfAddress3, constraints3);
panel3.add(tfAddress3);
// setup City label in display area
lbCity.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 3;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCity, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbCity);
// setup City input field in display area
tfCity3.setFont(labelFont);
tfCity3.setEditable(false);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 3;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCity3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfCity3);
// setup State label in display area
lbState.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 2;
constraints3.gridy = 3;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbState, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbState);
// setup State input field in display area
tfState3.setFont(labelFont);
tfState3.setEnabled(false);
constraints3.gridx = 3;
constraints3.gridy = 3;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfState3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfState3);
// setup Address label in display area
lbPostcode.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 4;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbPostcode, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbPostcode);
// setup Address input field in display area
tfPostcode3.setFont(labelFont);
tfPostcode3.setEditable(false);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 4;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfPostcode3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfPostcode3);
// setup Country label in display area
lbCountry.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 2;
constraints3.gridy = 4;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbCountry, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbCountry);
// setup Country input field in display area
tfCountry3.setFont(labelFont);
tfCountry3.setEditable(false);
constraints3.gridx = 3;
constraints3.gridy = 4;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfCountry3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfCountry3);
// setup Email Address label in display area
lbEmailAddress = new JLabel ("Email Address:");
lbEmailAddress.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 5;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbEmailAddress, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbEmailAddress);
// setup Email Address input field in display area
tfEmailAddress3.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 5;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfEmailAddress3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfEmailAddress3);
// setup Home Phone Number label in display area
lbHomeNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 2;
constraints3.gridy = 5;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbHomeNumber, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbHomeNumber);
// setup Home Phone Number input field in display area
tfHomeNumber3.setFont(labelFont);
tfHomeNumber3.setEditable(false);
constraints3.gridx = 3;
constraints3.gridy = 5;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfHomeNumber3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfHomeNumber3);
// setup Fax Number label in display area
lbFaxNumber.setFont(labelFont);
constraints3.gridx = 0;
constraints3.gridy = 6;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(lbFaxNumber, constraints3);
panel1.add(lbFaxNumber);
// setup Fax Number input field in display area
tfFaxNumber3.setFont(labelFont);
tfFaxNumber3.setEditable(false);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 6;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(tfFaxNumber3, constraints3);
panel1.add(tfFaxNumber3);
// setup INSERT button in display area
btInsert.setFont(buttonFont);
constraints3.gridx = 3;
constraints3.gridy = 7;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(btInsert, constraints3);
panel3.add(btInsert);
// setup CLEAR button in display area
btClear.setFont(buttonFont);
constraints3.gridx = 1;
constraints3.gridy = 7;
constraints3.anchor = GridBagConstraints.WEST;
layout.setConstraints(btClear, constraints3);
panel3.add(btClear);
pane_number = 3;
btInsert.addActionListener(new ButtonHandler ());
btClear.addActionListener (new ButtonHandler ());
// allow ALT S to press insert button
btInsert.setMnemonic('s');
// allow ALT C to press clear button
btClear.setMnemonic ('c');

}
//--------------------End showPane3()------------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start accessDBInit()-------------------------------------->>>
// This will read the table PERSONS to list the names of personnel that are
// exisiting from the database.
void accessDBInit(){
try{
sql = "SELECT person_id, FirstName, LastName FROM " +
table2 +" ORDER BY LastName";
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
// Setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn=DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// Create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
boolean hasResults = stmt.execute(sql);
if(hasResults){
ResultSet result = stmt.getResultSet();
displayResultsInit(result);
}
conn.close();
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, ex.getMessage(),genexception,
JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End accessDBInit()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start displayResultsInit()-------------------------------->>>
// Put the names of personnels read into the ComboBox Name which will be used
// as the search parameters for users.
void displayResultsInit(ResultSet rs) throws SQLException{
while(rs.next()){
// get values to display in Name combo box:
// concatenate last and first names
String name= rs.getString("LastName") +
"," +
rs.getString("FirstName");
// store person_id(unique identifier)
// to display corresponding person details later
String person_id = rs.getString("person_id");
switch(pane_number){
case 1: // inquiry screen
// put Names in search combo box
cbName1.addItem(name);
cbPersonId1.addItem(person_id);
break;
case 2: // update/delete screen
// put Names in search combo box
cbName2.addItem(name);
cbPersonId2.addItem(person_id);
}
}
}
//--------------------End displayResultsInit()---------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start updateRecord()-------------------------------------->>>
// Update personnel details.
void updateRecord(){

try{
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
// Setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// Create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
sql = "UPDATE "+
table2 +
" SET "+
"FirstName = '" + tfFirstName2.getText() + "'," +
"LastName = '" + tfLastName2.getText() + "'," +
"Address = '" + tfAddress2.getText() + "'," +
"City = '" + tfCity2.getText() + "'," +
"State = '" + tfState2.getText()+ "'," +
"Postcode= '" + tfPostcode2.getText()+ "'," +
"Country = " + tfCountry2.getText()+ "'," +
"HomePhone= '" + tfHomeNumber2.getText()+ "'," +
"Emailaddress= '" + tfEmailAddress2.getText()+ "'," +
"FaxNumber = '" + tfFaxNumber2.getText() + "'," +
"WHERE person_id = " + cbPersonId2.getSelectedItem().toString();
stmt.executeUpdate(sql);
conn.close();
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,recupdated, information,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, ex.getMessage() + ex.toString(),genexception,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End updateRecord()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start deleteRecord()-------------------------------------->>>
// Delete personnel records.
void deleteRecord(){
try{
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
// Setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// Create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
sql = "DELETE FROM "+ table2+
" WHERE person_id = " + cbPersonId2.getSelectedItem().toString();
stmt.executeUpdate(sql);
conn.close();
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,recdeleted, information,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, ex.getMessage() + ex.toString(),genexception,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End deleteRecord()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start insertRecord()-------------------------------------->>>
// Insert personnel details.
void insertRecord(){

try{
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
// Setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// Create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
sql = "INSERT INTO "+
table2+
" ("+
"FirstName,"+
"LastName,"+
"Addresses,"+
"City,"+
"State,"+
"Postcode,"+
"Country,"+
"EmailAddress,"+
"HomePhone,"+
"FaxNumber" +") VALUES ('"+
tfFirstName3.getText()+
"','"+
tfLastName3.getText()+
"','"+
tfAddress3.getText()+
"','"+
tfCity3.getText()+
"','"+
tfState3.getText()+
"','"+
tfHomeNumber3.getText()+
"','"+
tfFaxNumber3.getText()+
"','"+
tfEmailAddress3.getText()+
"')";
stmt.executeUpdate(sql);
conn.close();
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,recinserted, information,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, ex.getMessage() + ex.toString(),genexception,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End insertRecord()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start selectRecord()-------------------------------------->>>
// Read personnel table based on the selected item from the Combobox Name.
void selectRecord(long person_id){
try{
// select person details based on primary key person_id
sql = "SELECT * FROM "+table2+" WHERE person_id = "+person_id;
// load MS Access driver
Class.forName(driver);
}catch (ClassNotFoundException x){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, x.getMessage(), "ClassNotFoundException",
JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE);
}
try{
// Setup connection to DBMS
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
// Create statement
Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();
// execute sql statement
boolean hasResults = stmt.execute(sql);
if(hasResults){
ResultSet rs = stmt.getResultSet();
displayPersonDetails(rs);
}
else {
// no record found
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, norecfound, information,
JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
}
conn.close();
}catch(Exception ex){
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, ex.getMessage(),genexception,
JOptionPane.PLAIN_MESSAGE);
}
}
//--------------------End selectRecord()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start displayPersonDetails()------------------------------>>>
// Populate details screen with data from personnel database.
void displayPersonDetails(ResultSet rs)throws SQLException{
while (rs.next()){
// display details
switch(pane_number){
case 1:// inquiry screen
tfFirstName1.setText (rs.getString("FirstName" ));
tfLastName1.setText (rs.getString("LastName" ));
tfAddress1.setText (rs.getString("Addrress" ));
tfCity1.setText(rs.getString("City"));
tfState1.setText(rs.getString("State"));
tfPostcode1.setText (rs.getString("Postcode" ));
tfCountry1.setText (rs.getString("Country" ));
tfEmailAddress1.setText (rs.getString("EmailAddress" ));
tfHomeNumber1.setText (rs.getString("HomePhone" ));
tfFaxNumber1.setText (rs.getString("FaxNumber" ));
break;
case 2:// update/delete screen
tfFirstName2.setText (rs.getString("FirstName" ));
tfLastName2.setText (rs.getString("LastName" ));
tfAddress2.setText (rs.getString("Addrress" ));
tfCity2.setText (rs.getString("City" ));
tfState2.setText (rs.getString("State" ));
tfPostcode2.setText (rs.getString("Postcode"));
tfCountry2.setText (rs.getString("Country"));
tfEmailAddress2.setText (rs.getString("EmailAddress" ));
tfHomeNumber2.setText (rs.getString("HomePhone" ));
tfFaxNumber2.setText (rs.getString("FaxNumber" ));
}
}
}
//--------------------End displayPersonDetails()-------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start clearDetails()-------------------------------------->>>
// Reset screen input fields and initialize comboboxes.
void clearDetails(){
switch(pane_number){
case 1:
// clear date, gender and marital status comboboxes
//clearComboBoxes();
// clear search combobox
cbName1.removeAllItems();
cbPersonId1.removeAllItems();
// initialize search combobox
cbName1.addItem("Choose one:");
cbPersonId1.addItem("0");
cbName1.setSelectedItem("Choose one:");
// clear input fields
tfFirstName1.setText ("");
tfLastName1.setText ("");
tfAddress1.setText ("");
tfCity1.setText ("");
tfState1.setText ("");
tfPostcode1.setText ("");
tfCountry1.setText("");
tfEmailAddress1.setText("");
tfFaxNumber1.setText ("");
tfHomeNumber1.setText ("");
break;
case 2:
// clear date, gender and marital status comboboxes
//clearComboBoxes();
// clear search combobox
cbName2.removeAllItems();
cbPersonId2.removeAllItems();
// initialize search combobox
cbName2.addItem("Choose one:");
cbPersonId2.addItem("0");
cbName2.setSelectedItem("Choose one:");
// clear input fields
tfFirstName2.setText ("");
tfLastName2.setText ("");
tfAddress2.setText ("");
tfCity2.setText ("");
tfState2.setText ("");
tfPostcode2.setText ("");
tfCountry2.setText("");
tfEmailAddress2.setText("");
tfFaxNumber2.setText ("");
tfHomeNumber2.setText ("");
break;
case 3:
tfFirstName3.setText ("");
tfLastName3.setText ("");
tfAddress3.setText ("");
tfCity3.setText ("");
tfState3.setText ("");
tfPostcode3.setText ("");
tfCountry3.setText("");
tfEmailAddress3.setText("");
tfFaxNumber3.setText ("");
tfHomeNumber3.setText ("");
}
//--------------------End clearDetails()---------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start ButtonHandler--------------------------------------->>>
// Action listener for the buttons on each screen
class ButtonHandler implements ActionListener{
public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e){
// get the label of the button
String action = e.getActionCommand();
if (action!=null){
if(action==login){
// call method accessDB()
login();
// if login error, set cursor to user name input field
tfUser.requestFocus();
}
else if (action==insert){
insertRecord();
// refresh list of names in combo box search key
// of inquiry screen
if (abort){
// error found in insert
abort = false;
return;
}
else{
pane_number = 1;
clearDetails();
accessDBInit();
// refresh list of names in combo box search key of
// update/delete screen
pane_number = 2;
clearDetails();
accessDBInit();
tfFirstName3.requestFocus();
}
}
else if (action==update){
updateRecord();
if (abort){
// error found in update
abort = false;
return;
}
else{
// refresh inquiry screen
pane_number = 1;
clearDetails();
accessDBInit();
tfFirstName2.requestFocus();
}
}
else if (action==delete){
// ask user to confirm delete
int reply =JOptionPane.showConfirmDialog(null,
"Are you sure you want to delete?",
confdelete, JOptionPane.YES_NO_OPTION);
if (reply == JOptionPane.YES_OPTION){
// delete confirmed
deleteRecord();
// refresh all screens
pane_number = 1;
clearDetails();
// setup inquiry search key CB
accessDBInit();
pane_number = 2;
clearDetails();
// setup update/delete search key CB
accessDBInit();
}
}
else{
// clear button - refresh insert pane
pane_number = 3;
clearDetails();
}
}
}
}
//--------------------End ButtonHandler----------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start ComboBoxHandler------------------------------------->>>
// Item listener for the Comboboxes on each screen
class ComboBoxHandler implements ItemListener{
public void itemStateChanged(ItemEvent e){
if (e.getItemSelectable().equals(cbName1)){
// combobox from inquiry pane (search name)
if (cbName1.getSelectedIndex() != 0){ // index 0 = "Choose one:"
// get index clicked
int num = (cbName1.getSelectedIndex());
// get corresponding primary key for sql purposes
cbPersonId1.setSelectedIndex(num);
// convert person_id text into integer(format in DB)
long person_id = Integer.parseInt(
cbPersonId1.getSelectedItem().toString());
pane_number = 1;
// call method to execute sql and display details on screen
selectRecord(person_id);
}
}
else if (e.getItemSelectable().equals(cbName2)){
// combobox from update/delete pane (search name)
if (cbName2.getSelectedIndex() != 0){ // index 0 = "Choose one:"
// get index clicked
int num = (cbName2.getSelectedIndex());
// get corresponding primary key for sql purposes
cbPersonId2.setSelectedIndex(num);
// convert person_id text into integer(format in DB)
long person_id = Integer.parseInt(
cbPersonId2.getSelectedItem().toString());
pane_number = 2;
// call method to execute sql and display details on screen
selectRecord(person_id);
}
}
}
}
}
//--------------------End ComboBoxHandler--------------------------------------->>>
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//--------------------Start main------------------------------------------------>>>
public static void main(String args[]){
System.out.println("loading.......please wait.");
Addressbook app = new Addressbook();
app.setSize(900,385);
app.setupLoginPanel();
app.setVisible(true);
app.tfUser.requestFocus();
app.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
}
}
//--------------------End main-------------------------------------------------->>>
Michael Morris
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
Well Andrew, I think you have set a new record for longest code post at JavaRanch Man that's over 1500 lines of code. There are syntax errors that I am having trouble with since a lot of the code has been commented out. If you did not write this (and even if you did) this is not a great example of how to write a java program. In a nutshell you have some misplaced curlies { }. You will need to carefully track them down. Do you know whether or not ButtonHandler and ComboBoxHandler are inner classes of Addressbook? My instincts tell me that they are. If someone else wrote this and if you can get in contact with them, that would be a preferred course of action to find out what's going on. If not, you may need to go thru it slowly and figure it yourself, especially the code that has been commented out.
andrew beales
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 04, 2002
Posts: 15
I think the buttonhandler and combo box handler are inner classes I tried re compile with only error That each attempt to add new of buttonhandler or comboboxhandler are not present to the complier where do i initialise these?
Thanks
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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