JTabbedPane - updating data in each tab

Posted on 2000-05-10
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Last Modified: 2011-09-20
i'm working on a newsgroups application , using a server and a client.
on the client side i use JTabbedPane.
each Tab has some option : like displaying the groups in a list ,delete a list etc..
i want to updated the data of a tab each time the user clicks the tab(by calling a method connect to the server.
how di i do that?
Question by:itzikb

Expert Comment

ID: 2799511
Hi, get the model of your TabbedPane by calling getModel() method, then register ChangeListener to this model. Code would like smth like this:

JTabbedPane tabs = new JTabbedPane();
//form your tabs
tabs.getModel().addChangeListener(new ChangeListener()
   public void stateChanged(ChangeEvent e)
      //do smth what you need

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skipper051100 earned 260 total points
ID: 2800202

add a ChangeListener to the JTabbedPane object:

1.make this class implement changeListener
2  register change listener with tabs
    tabs.addChangeListener ( this );
3. implement ChageListener methods - there is one

  public void stateChanged ( ChangeEvent e )
    if ( e.getSource ( ) == tabs ) {
     //call server method
  //probably no need to do a check though

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