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Constant size JTextArea and JTextField

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How do I make the JTextArea and JTextField to be of a certain size no matter to what I set i t to contain?
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Provide a custom Document for the components. Override PlainDocument,insertString to allow only a certain length of String
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depends on the layout manager being used, but setting the preferred size on most will achieve that

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I want this to work for 1.4.1 and this solution doesn't seem to work here. What would you do?
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>>I want this to work for 1.4.1

It will work afaik for an version >= 1.2
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Great, finally got it working. Love it!!
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sorry misunderstood what you need.
the folowojgn shows what you need

http://helpdesk.objects.com.au/java/how-to-limit-number-of-characters-in-jtextfield

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:-)
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