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Can i store bold/italic text modified in JTextpane in Database??  RSS feed

 
Manjit Barman
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Hi,
Can anyboy give me any idea, if i can store a text attribute (like bold, italic etc) modified in JTextPane in Oracle 9i Database?
The user should be able to modify the text attribute, then store that in DB and again retrieve them from DB when in need, in the same attribute style.

Thanks a lot!
 
Jared Cope
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Hi,

As one solution, you would need to add a column in your database table to specify the style to apply to the saved text in that database row.

When you query the database for the text to re-display it, you would also need to look at this column to figure out how to render the text in the JTextPane (eg, should it be bold, italic etc).

You can't save styled text in the database as such. There is no 'sytled text column' type in Oracle, or any other database that I know of.

Cheers, Jared.
 
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