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provide excel like filtering JTable Java Swing

Posted on 2004-08-25
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Hi
I want to provide excel like filters in JTable.. like comboboxes in JTable header which acts as filters for the column values...

Any bright ideas or solutions available.. Please help.

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Not that trivial to implement. You have to act collection-wise on the TableModel. But certainly possible
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And this looks quite cool too, and seems to do what you want:

http://www.publicobject.com/glazedlists/
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Filtering of list is ok.. I need to put combobox in table header and tie filtering with that..
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heres an example showing howe to put your combo in header:

http://www.objects.com.au/java/examples/swing/EditableComboTableHeader.do

try that with the filtering stuff tim posted.
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8-)
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