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getting string from textarea in scala

phillip nash

Joined: Feb 08, 2011
Posts: 21
Hello all!

I'm starting out learning how to use scala, but I'm finding the transition very tricky.

I'm writing a simple application where I enter text in a TextField and when I click "Show" it shows the text within the TextField
within the console.

In java all I need to do was to use ".getText()" to the the text from a JTextField.

How can I do this in scala? Or is it even possible?

Mohamed Sanaulla
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Can you provide the code you are trying?

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Jesper de Jong
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If it's still a JTextField, then you can do exactly the same in Scala as you did in Java - just call .getText() on it to get the text.

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Marimuthu Madasamy
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If you are using Scala swing's 'TextField', you can use 'text' method on the TextField to get the text.

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