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JTree not desplaying and check boxes

peter hammond
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Joined: Apr 20, 2011
Posts: 41
hey all

thought i would give JTrees ago as i have no idea how to use them correctly..

in this project i am using netbeans and created a jTree but i wanted to add in check box's aswell but not come across this before have look over examples and tut's for 2 days now and not sure what way to go now...

i gave up on the IDE JTree and went with a scrollpane and cellrender but it doesn't display in the scrollpane??

then i was going to add in this to get the checkboxes in there..

any guides or guidence will be great many thanks......

i did try the treemodel but cant get checkboxes in it...

Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19357

Here's something I found after a bit of googling: CheckBox Node Tree Sample.

It's a lot more complex than your attempt, but on the other hand it's possible it is too complex. We don't know anything about the age of that page; some things used to be hard to do back in 2002 but are easier now. This might be one of those things but as I said, I don't know.

If you only need the checkboxes to be read-only (you didn't mention whether you do or not) then you could leave out the CellEditor part.
peter hammond
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Joined: Apr 20, 2011
Posts: 41
cool thanks will give it a look over... i just want to be able select the checkbox then read what was selected...
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