awt.List ItemEvent source...

Posted on 2003-02-28
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Last Modified: 2010-07-27
This is for the awt.List:

I want to do things accodring to which item(s) is selected in a List. So I want to mark the selected items in a simple way, and then use that info when a button is pressed for example.

The ItemListener though that I put, receives ItemEvent-s coming from the List itself, not the items in the list. The only way I can see the actual items of the list, is the ItemEvent.paramString(), which is far from useful.

Is there a reasonable way to do it?? (To get the index number of the list item selected/pressed)

Question by:piou
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int index = list.getSelectedIndex();
String item = list.getSelectedItem();
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The ItemEvent also contains details about the event.

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Damn I'm bad! Damn you're good! :) Why didn't I care to look at the List methods??? :)
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Javadoc is your friend :-)

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