Changing from Choice to JComboBox

I have a object for choice and i add the items to the choice object.

then i have a select method of choice to select the item in the choice box.

now i am changing to JComboBox instead of Choice

how can i select the item in the JComboBox.

here is a piece of my code:

public class choicedemo{
private Choice portChoice;

 portChoice = new Choice();


now i have to change my choice object to JComboBox object

do i have any methods in JComboBox as

how can i access the items in the JComboBox.

With regards


Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
>> how can i select the item in the JComboBox.
You can use  
      setSelectedIndex(int anIndex)     // passing an index
      setSelectedItem(Object anObject) // passing an objec

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
>> how can i access the items in the JComboBox.
        Object getItemAt(int index)
zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
Thanks for accepting
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.