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Swing data capture

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Joined: 2010-01-10

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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Joined: 2005-05-27

have you tried the "getText()" method?
It's very simple, imagine you have a JTextField named "myText":
// some code
JTextField myText = new JTextField();
// some more code
Later on you can get the content the user has typed like this:
// code
String myContent = myText.getText();
// more code
More info here: