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jcombobox help

 
Carl John
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i'm using jcombo box in my application...

i want the end user to use only keyboard(instead of using mouse ).. so i need to display a mnenomic to use the jcombolbox like Jbutton..

please guide me to do this...
 
Rob Spoor
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If I tab into a JComboBox, then press down, it opens up on my system. You can use a JLabel, with setDisplayedMnemonic and setLabelFor, to give focus to the combo box if that's what you want.
 
Rob Camick
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When focus is on the combo box, you use the down arrow to display the drop down list.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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