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Swing data capture

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nippy5
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Could anyone point me towards a simple program demonstrating capturing data typed into Swing components, e.g. the entry for a simple JTextfield?

All the sample I can find seem to deal with displaying the field rather than capturing the data entered .

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lucasvieites
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Hi,
have you tried the "getText()" method?
It's very simple, imagine you have a JTextField named "myText":
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// some code
JTextField myText = new JTextField();
// some more code
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Later on you can get the content the user has typed like this:
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// code
String myContent = myText.getText();
// more code
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More info here: http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/components/textfield.html