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Problem while disposing JFileChooser

Piyush Tripathi

Joined: Jan 28, 2009
Posts: 16
Hi i am calling JFileChooser from a class which extends JFileChooser. I have to add the funtionality for file overwrite error message. In the class which extends the file chooser i am overriding method approveSelection() in which i am checking whether the file already exists.My problem is when the the JOption dialog for YES/NO/CANCEL appears when i want to overwrite the file i am pressing yes option but the JFileChooser dialog is not disposing off.

Following is a method from where i am calling the class which extends JFileChooser :

Following is a class in which i am overriding the approveSelection method :

Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19656

Do you call super.approveSelection() if the file can be overridden? I did the same in one of my classes, and that works just fine (acceptFilter is a

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