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How to set the cursor in JComboBox

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I have a JComboBox which is an editable one.
after populating the data into the combobox,i want to set the cursor to the first element in the combo. How to do this.
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Question by:Narendranath
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try this:
JComboBox.setSelectedIndex(0);
regards,
dbaora.
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by:Ovi
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probably :

yourCombo.setSelectedIndex(0);
and :
((JComponent)yourCombo.getEditor().getEditorComponent()).requestFocus();
or
((JTextField)yourCombo.getEditor().getEditorComponent()).requestFocus();
or
((JTextField)yourCombo.getEditor().getEditorComponent()).setCaretPosition(0);
or
((JTextComponent)yourCombo.getEditor().getEditorComponent()).setCaretPosition(0);

or any trick like this
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