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How to disable JTable column dragging?

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I'm using a JTable and the user can drag columns this way changing column ordering. I want to disable it. Please provide a few lines of code which does it.

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Question by:Mindo
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by:bhardwajanjali
ID: 2761875
I am ot sure what are you asking but may be the following exception helps you.
I think you want to disble the column drag property of the table. See if you want to drag a table first you need to select it and then onle you can drag it.
So why dot you try to disable the selection of the column using the following function:
void setColumnSelectionAllowed(boolean flag)

Hope this helps.

cheers,
Anjali
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by:bhardwajanjali
ID: 2761876
I am not sure what are you asking but may be the following discussion helps you.
I think you want to disable the column drag property of the table. See if you want to drag a table first you need to select it and then only you can drag it.
So why dot you try to disable the selection of the column using the following function:
void setColumnSelectionAllowed(boolean flag)

Hope this helps.

cheers,
Anjali
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by:Mindo
ID: 2761884
You didn't understand point. The user drags the column by clicking on the column header and dragging mouse. Then the user can release the mouse and the column order changes, i.e. the column is dragged to another place.

Try it using JTable and you'll understand how columns can be dragged.
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by:terajiv
ID: 2761947
Hi Mindo,
The following method may help u
void                 setColumnSelectionAllowed(boolean flag)

Rajiv
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by:Mindo
ID: 2762020
This question isn't about column selection, it's about column DRAGGING. Please, try a simple example and you'll see how the user can drag a column from one place to another. What does it have to do with column selection?
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Jim Cakalic earned 200 total points
ID: 2762045
Column reordering is a behavior implemented by JTableHeader. Try this:

    JTable table = <your table>;
    table.getTableHeader().setReorderingAllowed(false);

Best regards,
Jim Cakalic
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by:Mindo
ID: 2762066
Works cool, thanks.
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