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How to link JComboBox item with a webpage

Shubhanshu Gupta
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Joined: Dec 14, 2011
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Hello,

I wanted to ask how to link JComboBox item with a webpage....to be more specific, say if i have inserted a drop-down menu bar in my GUI, so what i was thinking was how to open a webpage whose opening is triggered by the selection of an item of that drop-down menu bar.

It would be really helpful for you all to contribute useful answers..

Thanks.
Rob Spoor
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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Check out which listeners you can add to a JComboBox. Then choose the right one and use its events.

You can use java.awt.Desktop to open the URL in the default browser.


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Shubhanshu Gupta
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Joined: Dec 14, 2011
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Thanks Rob , using the desktop class and using URI, my problem solved.
Actually, i wanted to route my JComboBox item to a webpage when it's selection is made.
Thanks.
Rob Spoor
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You're welcome.
 
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