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Posted on 2003-03-24
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What I am trying to do is to have a button on my GUI interface that will delete a selected item in my list. Do i need to have an actionListener on my List and Button?
So I want my "Remove" button to remove the seleted item, in my List(toRecord)
Here is my code

Label record = new Label("RECORD LIST");
add(record);
record.setBounds(20, 400, 170, 20);
toRecord = new List(5,true);
toRecord .setBounds(20, 420, 600, 130);
add(toRecord);

Button removeButton = new Button("Remove");
removeButton.setBounds(20, 550, 50, 20);
removeButton.setBackground(Color.yellow) ;
add(removeButton);
removeButton.addActionListener(this);


then in actionPerformed:-

    if (buttonName.equals("Remove"))
    {

//? Dont know how to implement this
}

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Question by:chocobogo
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by:ozymandias
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if (buttonName.equals("Remove"))
   {

        roRecord.remove(toRecord.getSelectedIndex());

   }
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ozymandias earned 200 total points
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You only need a listener on the button.
When button is pressed you remove the selected item from the list as shown above.

NB : You may need to check that an item in the list is actually selected first.
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