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Tapan Maru
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Joined: May 08, 2006
Posts: 65
Hello All,

I want to initialize my combobox with objects from my database table.

What I want is combobox should display description of the selected object while it gives me id of that record when I am submitting the window for saving my record.

e.g. I am having five districts in my district_mst table. Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad are descriptions stored in desctription column of my database table and corosponding PrimaryKey values are 1,2,3,4,5.

I want to display district names in my JFrame while want to send PK value when I submit the JFrame.

Any suggestions/demo code for this purpose?

Thanks In Advance,

Tapan Maru

Tapan Maru
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 20136

Store your entire data objects in the model, then either override toString() of the data object class to return the description, or use a ListCellRenderer to display the description.

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