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programmatically setting radio-button to selected is not firing the actionPerformed event

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hello,

as question title suggests i want to programmatically select a radio-button, but i want it also to fire the radio-buttons actionListener event, how do i do this??
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You'll have to either call actionPerformed directly or post an event with EventQueue.postEvent(...)
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ah ok, no problem that works!!

is there a way of doing this:
the main frame has a tabbed pane - so each tab is a panel.  when a tab is clicked then panelMe becomes visible.
can panelMe listen for an event "when i become visible to the user then do something" ??
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Add a ChangeListener and then do that something if it's the right panel selected:

http://javaalmanac.com/egs/javax.swing/tabbed_TpEvt.html
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button.doClick();
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:-)
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thanks mate :)
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