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Adding a "formatter" to an editable JComboBox

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Hi,

How do I make an editable JCombobox behave like a JFormattedTextFiled with a Formatter (i.e. not allow certain characters such a commas and periods)?

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Cmp2
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You can use DocumentFilter on the strings that you want to input in your comboboxes
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Thanks nesnemis,

I know how to add a DocumentFilter on a text field, but how do you add a FilterDocument to a JComboBox?

Cmp2
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Nevermind, I figured it out.

JComboBox a = new JComboBox();
JTextField c = (JTextField)a.getEditor().getEditorComponent();
c.setDocument(...);

Thanks for the suggestion.
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