Is there a type of Text Entry Field that only allows the user to enter numeric data, such as dates?
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if u use jdk1.4 then there is JFormatTextField
else you can search for such components, or if u are a genius you can make one :P
rich420Author Commented:
thanks for that, but I couldn't find a JFormatTextField, or am I using the wrong version.

Did you mean JFormattedTextField? If so, How do I use JFormattedTextField to accept dates only?

Could I have a small example or explanation
glottis is right.

for date u can use thre list box for dd, mm and yyyy and a script for validation
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rich420Author Commented:
I am not allowed to have any validation scripts, because invalid characters should not even be allowed to be typed into the text field.
u r right, but i haven't any more idea
JFormattedTextField ftf = new JFormattedTextField();
ftf.setValue(new Date()); // for dates

ftf.setValue(new Integer(1)); // for numbers

if u study the JFormattedTextField u can add poissibly any type of format
JFormattedTextField field = new JFormattedTextField();
field.setValue(new Format(##-##-##));

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