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Node text changes when I edit it - how to stop this?

I create a treenode as follows...

DefaultMutableTreeNode n1 = new DefaultMutableTreeNode("mytext,GroupIcon");

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Then I use a custom renderer to parse the data to determine what icon to use...
case "GroupIcon":
				this.setIcon(new ImageIcon(frmMyForm.class.getResource("/proj6/java/group.png")));
				setText(x[0]);
				break;

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The node shows text "mytext" as it should and the icon is correct.  The only problem is when you edit the node (by double-clicking on it), the text changes to the full value of "mytext,GroupIcon".  How can I fix this?

Simply changing the icon using another method is not the answer I'm looking for because of other factors.

I tried creating custom node with custom properties like this...

n1.setStrIconType = "Group";

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but I couldn't seem to access the custom properties within the custom renderer.

Any help would be appreciated.
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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
If you want to do it that way you would have to provide similar logic as in the Renderer, in a custom TreeCellEditor aswell. With what you have posted, that's about as much as I can say. If you need more help than that, can you post your full code?

Also, I think the way that you were going with using a custom TreeNode class is probably the best. If you can post what you did there, we can probably help overcome the difficulty that you had accessing the custom properties.
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