Java jTree -> getting parent node

Posted on 2007-03-21
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I need to get the parent node when highlighting a child node:

node 1
node 2

So if I highlight node 2.2....
I can get that string by :

String node = jt.getSelectionPath().getLastPathComponent().toString();

But the question is... how do I get it's parent node as a String.... highlighting the child?

String parentNode = ?
Question by:RicardoVGomes
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String parent = jt.getSelectionPath().getPathComponent(0).toString();
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What does


give you?

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String parent = jt.getSelectionPath().getPathComponent(0).toString();

always gives me the same String.... parent node 1.... its suppose to give me the parent node for any child node..... so for node 2.2 ... i want node 2..... node 4.8 ... i want node 4.



gives me the highlighted node.

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sorry missunderstodd, then just go one level up in path

String parent = jt.getSelectionPath().getParentPath().getLastPathComponent().toString();

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Thats it.


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