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How to open a custom dialog box in SWT?

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Hi,
I have a GUI in SWT and in this GUI when I click on a button in the toolbar, I would like to see the view that I show in the attachment.

How can I do it in SWT?
changelist-dialog.png
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Question by:Tolgar
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1. In your ToolBarListener add the following code for the respective "itemAAA"
} else if (toolItem == Gui.itemAAA) {
ChangeListDlg chngListDlg = new ChangeListDlg(shell);
chngListDlg.open();
}

2. in GUI.java add listener for this item
item2.addListener(SWT.Selection, toolBarListener);

3. you have to add to your project the attached file.
CustomInputDialog.java
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by:Tolgar
ID: 39330903
Hi Valeri,
I added the following code to my ToolBarListener:

} else if (toolItem == Gui.item11) {
ChangeListDlg chngListDlg = new ChangeListDlg(shell);
chngListDlg.open();
}

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Problem: It complains about "ChangeListDlg". It says "ChangeListDlg" cannot be resolved to a type. And the quick fix it recommends is to create a ChangeListDlg class. Do you think there is something wrong about the names of the classes?


I also added the following line to my Gui.java:

item11.addListener(SWT.Selection, toolBarListener);

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and I created "CustomInputDialog.java" class.

Is there anything that I am missing in here?

Thanks,
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by:Valeri
ID: 39364602
ops, I'm really so sorry! :-( attached is the right file...
ChangeListDlg.java
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by:Tolgar
ID: 39364635
Awesome! Thank you so much. It works great

Can you also take a look at these two questions:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Java/Q_28190298.html

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Java/Q_28190295.html3

Thanks!
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by:Tolgar
ID: 39443421
Hi Valeri,
Can you please take a look at this open question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Java/Q_28221229.html

Thanks,
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